North West private equity market slows

THE North West’s private equity buyout market has seen its slowest quarter for more than two years.

According to the latest figures from the Centre for Management Buyout Research just four deals - worth £79.8m - were completed in the third quarter.

The research, sponsored by Equistone Partners Europe, shows 49 UK deals completed worth £3.5bn, with an average deal value of £67.4m. In the North West the average deal was worth around £20m. During the same period last year there were 10 North West deals worth £1... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...