Invest Europe published its report "Investing in Europe: Private Equity Activity 2021"

Continuing to spearhead our vision for a flourishing European financing ecosystem, it’s our pleasure to share the news that Lakestar’s founder and Chairman Dr. Klaus Hommels will assume the position of chair 2022-2023 of Invest Europe.

Invest Europe is the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors. This week, it published its report – “Investing in Europe: Private Equity Activity 2021” – providing the most comprehensive source of fundraising and investment data.

The report reveals that private equity & venture capital firms invested €138 billion into European companies in 2021, the highest level ever recorded. Fundraising for growth funds also reached a new record of €20 billion, with venture capital climbing to over €18 billion. Invest Europe’s data shows that the private equity and venture capital industry is backing businesses, supporting investors, and flourishing in every region of Europe.

read the full report here: