Pete Witte

Director, Private Equity at Ernst & Young
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Pete is a Director in EY’s private equity group, leading EY’s research and analysis initiatives in the PE space. He manages a global team of industry analysts to produce insights and thought leadership designed to keep industry practitioners informed about topics and trends across a range of dimensions, including fundraising, structuring, acquisitions, value creation, and the emerging markets.

Pete joined EY in 2008 from Morgan Stanley, where he was an equities trader in the firm’s Venture Capital Services Group, working with VC funds and their LPs to provide liquidity management. Prior to that, he was an Associate at Deutsche Bank, where he managed the liquidation of over 1,000 VC and PE stock distributions.

A recognized authority on the industry, Pete has been quoted in publications including Buyouts, PE Hub, The Deal, Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times on a range of topics impacting PE. Pete is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.

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