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Private equity has become a big player in the startup market. Here are the 10 biggest startup acquisitions PE firms have made in the last 3 years. (CHWY)

Chewy CEO Sumit Singh is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the Chewy Inc. IPO in New York City, U.S., June 14, 2019.

  • Private equity firms have become major players in the startup market.
  • Last year, 20% of all startups that had a successful exit — meaning they either went public or were acquired — were bought in a private equity-related deal.
  • Startups still see lots more money from IPOs and corporate acquisitions than from private equity deals, but PE firms are spending increasing amounts.
  • The top 10 biggest private equity purchases of startups are listed below.
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The vast majority of startups don’t go public. They get acquired — assuming they don’t go out of business first.

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com