French private equity activity in H1 2020
In the 1st half of 2020, the level of French private equity activity remained high, supporting the economy during the crisis
- €7.4 billion raised: institutional investors and savers increased their allocations
- €7.7 billion invested: a new high, in 1,050 start-ups, SMEs and mid-caps
- More than 650 companies sold, in whole or in part
France Invest (Association of Investors for Growth) and Grant Thornton are today presenting the 33rd edition of the activity report on French private equity companies for the first half of 2020.
With 91% of respondents out of the 285 members of France Invest surveyed, this study is the benchmark for monitoring over a long period the trends in French private equity, a contributor to the growth of start-ups, SMEs and mid-caps.