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Bloomberg’s Private Equity (PE) database brings together data about PE firms, funds, investors and portfolios.
To find Private Equity menu, type: PE <GO>
Helpful menomics listed include:
NI PE - PE News
MA PE - Deal Search Private Equity, note: MA is the mnemonic for Mergers & Acquistions
PEM PE - Recent Market Activity
PEFR PE - Fundraising Environment
Search by Firm – Private equity firms are the general partners controlling the operations of the firm.
Search by Fund – Private equity firms direct their investments through one or more funds. Funds are associated with a specific investment strategy. Venture Capital Funds, for example, are investments in startup firms and small businesses with perceived long-term growth potential.
Search by Limited Partners – Limited partners are the source of investment funds. They include public and corporate pension funds, insurance companies, endowments, high net worth individuals, and sovereign wealth funds
Search by Deal – Deals can be classified as M&A investment, Joint venture, Spinoff, and Buyback, and then further sub classified as a PE buyout, Infrastructure, Real Asset, Real Estate, Secondary Transaction, or Venture Capital deal. Venture Capital deals include possible subdivisions into Seed, Angel, or Series (A to J).
Search by Private Company – Bloomberg lists more than 15,000 companies in which PE firms invest.