October 2021 PE Deal Activity, there were 370 completed U.S. private equity deals totaling more than $50.6 billion in capital invested during the month of October. The number of deal transactions were down approximately 2.6% from September. Business and Consumer Products and Services, Financial Services, Healthcare and Information Technology remain hot sectors for investment. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​