The Unquote Podcast gathers the whole team this week to go over H1 statistics, look at early recovery signs and share insights from dealdoers and advisers across Europe
With the H1 figures in, the impact of Covid-19 on European buyouts is now apparent: the private equity market stalled to a crawl, reminiscent of the post-GFC malaise. But did every region suffer the same, or were there bright spots amid the gloom? Unquote editor Greg Gille hosts the entire team to break down the data in detail, analyse the signs of early recovery in some markets, and see whether industry participants are more bullish for H2 prospects.
1:29 – Pan-European activity
5:38 – UK
9:46 – DACH
13:20 – Southern Europe
18:15 – France
20:55 – Nordic
Theme music: ©2012 Kick Up The Fire
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