Peter Witte

Associate Director, Private Equity


As an Associate Director in EY’s private equity group, Pete leads EY’s research and analysis initiatives in the PE space, managing a global team of industry analysts to produce insights and thought leadership designed to keep clients informed about topics and trends in the PE industry, including trends in fundraising, structuring, acquisitions, value creation, and the emerging markets.

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

Pete is based in Chicago, IL, and is a CFA Charterholder.