Over the past couple of years following the financial crisis, private equity firms steered clear from any megadeals in the tech space as regulations and valuations soared. But as the markets have shifted and interest rates remain low, private equity funds have viewed tech buyouts, especially in the corporate-software and data space, to be stable business that will remain on their feet even if the US economy enters a recession. This is potentially good news for fintech startups focused on enterprise SaaS products, as these PE firms could be part of a new exit strategy.