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.
In a year of unprecedented events, private equity investors across Europe had to adapt working habits and change their outlook, but despite the shifting economic landscape, many of the same industry trends only seemed more prevalent in 2020. Amid rising investment and exit volumes, GPs have witnessed and participated in a continued flight for quality, as the fundraising market continues to bifurcate.
Unquote reporter Katharine Hidalgo speaks with southern-Europe-focused reporter Alessia Argentieri to discuss how these trends are playing out in the region, as well as the headline PE statistics and the outlook for 2021.
0:00 – Intro
0:33 – Pan-European 2020 trends overview
2:45 – Southern European headline figures
5:40 – Mega-deals soldiering on
8:17 – Outlook for 2021
Theme music: ©2012 Kick Up The Fire
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