• Growth equity is increasing at a rapid rate within the investment arena compared to its peers.
  • Since the start of 2008, there have been 616 growth equity deals, which have totalled a massive $12.4 billion in investments .
  • 2011 and 2012 alone equated to nearly 58% of this 6 year analysis or more than $7 billion in total growth equity deployed.
  • However, in 2013 there was some cooling off from recent growth equity funding levels at its current pace with a mere 111 deals totalling an investment of just under $1.6 billion.

Growth_Equity_Investments_&_Deal_Volume_Trend_2008 - 2013

Source: CB Insights (US growth equity financing from 2008 – 2013)

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