August 2019 PE Deal Activity, there were 115 completed U.S. private equity deals totaling more than $8.9 billion in capital invested during the month of August. The number of deal transactions were up approximately 3.6% percent from July. Business and Consumer Products and Services, Healthcare and Information Technology remain hot sectors for investment. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​