Europe saw an 18% uptick in deal volume in 2016, according to research by unquote" and Clearwater International, with private equity funds paying on average 10.2x EBITDA, compared with 10x in 2015.
GP invests in the software company via Essling Expansion, a fund that recently held a first close
BVA expects to become one of the main market research groups in Europe and reach revenues of €200m
GP sold Ober Scharrer to Nordic last year, generating a 3.6x return on its original investment
NIBC and existing investors including Prime also took part in the round for the SME lender