February 4, 2015 | According to the latest IVC-GKH report, private equity performance rose 10 percent in 2014 in comparison to the previous year. The report found that 45 Israeli and foreign private equity investors were involved in 69 transactions that totaled $2.18 billion. That is almost 10 percent more than the $1.98 million invested in 71 deals in 2013, according to the firm. In addition, private equity fund involvement in Israeli technology companies widened in 2014 as investments reached $1.13 billion, compared with $596 million in 2013, a jump of nearly 90 percent. The IVC-Online Database maintains data on 33 active Israeli private equity management companies with a total of $7.23 billion under management.