Private equity fundraising has set records and with that firms are sitting on a heap of dry powder – leading many investors to wonder how best to put that capital to use in 2019.

In a crowded market it is hard to differentiate between the unicorn deals and the duds. As firms question how to deploy capital this year, differentiating between the two will be a key factor in a fund’s success. All investors can’t chase the same deals to be effective over the next twelve months, and while the last twelve months may have been profitable, this is no time to sit on your laurels. Savvy investors are looking to intelligent, thoughtful, and actionable strategies that will provide the most opportunities for success in 2019.

The previous several Source posts focused on various best practices and use cases to implement the SPS Portal into your strategy, by utilizing an intelligent, data-driven approach. Before we get started on how best to capitalize on the current market trends, let’s recap which firms were the most prolific in 2018. While reviewing the firms, consider how you can get on the board in 2019.

The SPS team is proactively developing new approaches to use the Portal more thoughtfully and maintain its cutting edge interface. Over the last year, many new features and capabilities were implemented to make the SPS data and platform the go to source for M&A deal sourcing. To learn more, or request a demo, contact us.


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