Private equity investments in Germany as of 2016, by sector
(in 1,000 euros)
Private equity sector investments on the German market 2016
This statistic illustrates the total amount of investments of private equity firms in Germany as of 2016, broken down by business sector. Private equity is the OTC provision of equity capital through private or institutional investments with the participation of companies in another company for a limited time in order to generate financial benefits. It can be seen that private equity investments in ICT (communications, computer and electronics) reached a value of more than 1.55 billion euros at that time.
Private equity investments in Germany as of 2016, by sector
(in 1,000 euros)
Investment by sector in thousand euros
ICT (Communications, computer and electronics) 1,553,598
Business products and services 1,321,804
Consumer goods and services 856,127
Biotech and healthcare 774,072
Construction 286,525
Energy and environment 118,058
Transportation 47,573
Chemicals and materials 45,611
Financial and insurance activities 19,541
Agriculture 710
Other 31,163
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Source

Release date

July 2017

Region

Germany

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

According to the source: "Private equity is a form of equity investment into private companies not listed on the stock exchange. It is a medium to long-term investment, characterised by active ownership. Venture capital is a type of private equity focused on start-up companies. Venture capital funds back entrepreneurs with innovative ideas."

Private equity sector investments on the German market 2016
This statistic illustrates the total amount of investments of private equity firms in Germany as of 2016, broken down by business sector. Private equity is the OTC provision of equity capital through private or institutional investments with the participation of companies in another company for a limited time in order to generate financial benefits. It can be seen that private equity investments in ICT (communications, computer and electronics) reached a value of more than 1.55 billion euros at that time.
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