Europe sees record pace of VC deployment

While the volume of dealmaking has declined, VCs could invest at least as much cash in Europe this year as they did in 2017. That’s all the more notable when you consider last year saw a staggering €19 billion put to work across more than 4,000 transactions. In the latest installment of PitchBook’s European Venture Report, our analysts investigate what’s propelling the wave of VC forward, highlighting:

  • How the exit environment has turned in investors’ favor
  • The level of competition for choice deals and how that affects fundraising
  • What fundraising volume portends for future investment