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Strong second half boosts UK year-end activity figures

After a slow start to the year, the UK gained momentum as 2013 drew to a close – but not all regions profited equally, according to the latest unquote” Regional Mid-market Barometer,......

UK unquote | 13 Mar 2014 | secure
Strong second half boosts UK year-end activity figures
Q4 Barometer: dealflow bounces back

Q4 Barometer: dealflow bounces back

Following a weak Q3, the final months of 2013 marked the strongest quarter of the year, according to the latest unquote” Private Equity Barometer, published in association with SL Capital......

unquote | 06 Feb 2014 | secure
SBOs hit new peak in 2013

SBOs hit new peak in 2013

Secondary buyouts rose to new levels of prominence in the European market last year, accounting for 40% of all buyouts and 55% of aggregate buyout value. Greg Gille reports

unquote | 27 Jan 2014 | secure
UK Watch: 2013 goes out with a bang

UK Watch: 2013 goes out with a bang

A strong final quarter for 2013 saw deal volume and overall value hold up well across the board in the UK, showing a marked improvement on the first quarter of the year, according to the......

UK unquote | 15 Jan 2014
2013 buyouts: overall value stabilises around €75bn

2013 buyouts: overall value stabilises around €75bn

The overall value of European private equity-backed buyouts has hovered around the €75bn mark for the third year in a row, with last year's deals totalling €74.7bn.

unquote | 13 Jan 2014 | secure

Have your say: UK Watch

With 2013 now behind us and market participants gearing up for a busy 2014, where do you see the UK market heading in the coming months?

UK unquote | 08 Jan 2014
French PE-backed firms outperformed rest of economy in 2012

French PE-backed firms outperformed rest of economy in 2012

French private equity-backed companies significantly outperformed their peers in terms of job creation and turnover growth in 2012, according to a new survey by Afic and EY.

France unquote | 11 Dec 2013 | secure
European private equity activity drops to 2005 lows

European private equity activity drops to 2005 lows

Findings from the latest unquote” Private Equity Barometer, published in association with SL Capital Partners, reveal a worrying drop in deal volumes, falling to the same level as Q4 2005.......

unquote | 08 Nov 2013
Early-stage deals further recover in Q2

Early-stage deals further recover in Q2

Both the volume and overall value of early-stage activity registered a welcome uptick across Europe in the second quarter, according to unquote" data.

unquote | 08 Aug 2013
Germany shifts into overdrive in Q2

Germany shifts into overdrive in Q2

A string of mega-buyouts helped Germany secure the top spot on European buyout value tables in the second quarter of this year.

unquote | 05 Aug 2013
Q2: overall buyout value soars by 174%

Q2: overall buyout value soars by 174%

The European buyout market recovered spectacularly in value terms in Q2 on the back of a string of mega-deals, but the overall volume of activity remains lacklustre.

unquote | 31 Jul 2013
Growth capital dealflow ebbs in Q1

Growth capital dealflow ebbs in Q1

Emphasising the pervasive nature of the activity decline in the first quarter of 2013, deal volume in the expansion category recorded a drop commensurate with that of the buyout market.

unquote | 13 May 2013
Q1 Barometer: Deal value hits four-year low

Q1 Barometer: Deal value hits four-year low

Figures from unquote" data reveal a dearth of mega-deals dragged quarterly value totals down.

unquote | 09 May 2013
unquote” Regional Mid-market Barometer

unquote” Regional Mid-market Barometer

A rise in alternative lenders and a strong trade buyer presence helped drive the UK’s mid-market in 2012, according to the latest unquote” Regional Mid-market Barometer, published in......

UK unquote | 13 Mar 2013
Growth equity deals enjoy Q4 uptick

Growth equity deals enjoy Q4 uptick

Growth capital investment activity recovered substantially in Q4 following a poor third quarter, but remains low compared to recent historical averages.

unquote | 25 Jan 2013
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