The UK buyout market recorded its best performance ever in the second quarter of 2005, the first time any quarter had broken the £8bnmark. According to figures released by KPMG’s Private Equity Group (which tracks UK buyouts with value over £10m) transactions with a total value of £8.33bn were completed in the UK in Q1 2005. There were 43 deals in the quarter with an average value of £194m.
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