Shibolet & Co. and IVC Research Center PE survey for 2015
The Israeli private equity industry had a successful year in 2015, when 90 deals garnered $3.4 billion, a modest three percent increase from $3.3 billion invested in 2014, and three percent below the $3.5 billion invested in private equity deals in 2012, the record year so far. The number of private equity deals in 2015, however, was the highest ever –up 13 percent from the previous record of 80 deals closed in 2014.
Israeli PE funds accelerated investments in 2015 – a 19% increase from 2014;
Straight equity investments peak, with $1.4 billion, or 42%, of total PE proceeds in 2015;
The technology sector leads PE deal-making, with $2.0 billion in 2015;
ercent from the previous record of 80 deals closed in 2014;