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Sectors. Most sectors

Sectors. Most sectors saw a decline in both deal numbers and amount invested. The sectoral distribution of deals and investment remained stable. 550 Deal Numbers, Selected Sectors This analysis is based on weighted sector figures, as detailed in the methodology. 500 450 400 350 300 250 200 150 100 50 2011 2012 2013 2014 12

2016 Deal Distribution 1200 Technology still takes the biggest piece of the pie. Technology accounted for around 40% of deal numbers and amount invested in 2016, as it has since 2011. The distribution of deals and investment in other sectors also remained level from previous years. 1100 1000 900 The slump continues for most sectors in 2016. The decline in deal numbers and amount invested affected most sectors. Significant drops were seen for Retail and Supply Chain businesses, where deal numbers fell by 39% and 52% respectively, and amount invested by 34% and 18%. Built Environment and Infrastructure deal numbers bucked the trend with a 25% increase. 800 700 600 500 400 Technology/IP-based Businesses Business and Professional Services Industrials Media Leisure and Entertainment Personal Services Retail Built Environment and Infrastructure Telecommunications Services Energy Craft Industries Supply Chain Tradespeople Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Transportation Operators 300 200 100 2015 2016 13