Deal activity strong in Northern private equity market despite reduced values

Sebastien Leusch
Buyout volumes in the Northern private equity market remained strong in 2018, despite a £6.6bn reduction in values following a record 2017 in which the region completed a number of mega-deals. The latest data from the Centre for Management Buyout Research (CMBOR) at Imperial College Business School, sponsored by Equistone Partners Europe and Investec Corporate and Investment Banking, show that Northern deal values totalled £2.39bn from 36 deals in 2018. This falls short of last year, when regional values surpassed the capital ... For the full story register now for free or login below...