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31 March 2014

UK leads the way for European buyouts

The UK is the clear leader in the European private equity buyout market, accounting for 40 per cent of all buyout value in Q1 2014, according to new data.

5 November 2013

Israeli buyout falls in third quarter, while fundraising sees a boostp

Third quarter 2013 saw a decrease in buyout activity in Israel, although seven private equity funds raised a total of nearly $1bn in 2013 to date, with 15 new funds in the process of raising capital.

7 October 2013

Upturn in large corporate transactions drives UK M&A activityp

There was a threefold increase in quarterly M&A activity in the UK for Q3 2013. With 1,043 transactions totaling £12bn, it was the highest quarterly total since Q2 2007, according to new data.

18 September 2013

Nordics enjoys Q2 buyout boost, while fundraising bounces backp

Private equity firms invested over €1.9bn in the Nordic region in the second quarter of 2013, bouncing back after dip in Q1 as buyout investments doubled, according to the latest market data from Norwegian state-owned private equity investment group Argentum.

12 September 2013

Private equity still suffering hangover from mid-2000 bingep

hangover alka seltzer A sluggish economic recovery, political uncertainty and a shifting regulatory landscape have dampened private equity activity just as it looked like it might be on the road to recovery, according to a new report.

4 September 2013

Offshore M&A activity looks to have stabilised after volatile periodp

The second quarter of 2013 has shown positive signs of a gradual return in offshore transactions to more stable transactional activity following several years of volatility, according to new research.

19 April 2013

2013 already sets the tone with big buyoutsp

Looking back to the start of the year, a number of big-ticket deals have already made it through the gate, particularly in the US, according to the Deal Compass from law firm Weil, a roundup of strategic going-public and US sponsor-backed going-private deals.

17 December 2012

UK buyouts see 23 per cent increase in 2012p

UK buyout activity has proven resilient in the face of macroeconomic uncertainty, with the UK's private equity market buoyed by the relative safety that Sterling offers in light of the Eurozone crisis, making it the "most bankable" private equity market in Europe this year.

13 December 2012

BRICs overtake Europe amidst global M&A slowdownp

The slowdown in global M&A continued through 2012 as the value of deals fell by 47 per cent to a projected $2.25tn from the height of the M&A boom in 2007 of $4.3tn and are 21 per cent down in volume to 36,865 in 2012 from 46,701 in 2007, according to new data analysis.

14 August 2012

Private equity takes consortium route for technology dealsp

Private equity buyers are increasingly partnering with fellow GPs to invest in technology businesses, as higher valuations fuelled by a robust IPO market contrast with ailing credit markets.

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