Software still a significant opportunity for private equity


PitchBook reports median deal size $60 million in 2021


With its attractive revenue model, growth potential, efficient use of capital, and penchant for innovation, software is a natural target for PE interest. Recent history has shown just how much opportunity there is for private equity firms. And while there could be some mild declines in the coming year, they should be viewed in relation to the industry’s underlying vitality.

We see significant opportunity for PE investment in middle market software companies, but the competition will remain fierce. PE firms with focused strategies who can offer attractive terms to sellers while generating impressive ongoing returns will reap the rewards.

To learn more about the landscape of PE investment in U.S. software, download our recent market snapshot, powered by PitchBook.




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