In a series of 2020 reviews, Unquote dives into the data to discover how the various regions of Europe performed during the coronavirus crisis, and what GPs expect for the year ahead.
European private equity was hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, but GPs adapted swiftly by protecting their portfolios and switching their due diligence online. In DACH, however, records were broken on both ends of the market – with the most VC and growth investments in a year, and the region's largest buyout ever.
Unquote reporter Katharine Hidalgo welcomes Unquote's DACH market specialist, Harriet Matthews, to discuss how the DACH industry fared in 2020 and what's on the minds of market players as 2021 beckons.
0:00 – Intro
0:33 – Pan-European 2020 trends overview
2:33 – DACH headline figures
4:28 – New players moving in
6:10 – Blockbuster deals
8:40 – Outlook for 2021
Theme music: ©2012 Kick Up The Fire
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