August 2020 PE Deal Activity, there were 188 completed U.S. private equity deals totaling more than $7.6 billion in capital invested during the month of August. The number of deal transactions were down approximately 4% percent from July. Business and Consumer Products and Services, Financial Services, Healthcare and Information Technology remain hot sectors for investment. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​