Midlands businesses hungry for investment as private equity deals increase

Andrew Mair, author of the report and partner at BDO.
Appetite for private equity investment in the Midlands is on the up, with the number of PE-backed deals increasing 28% in the last two years. According to new research by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO, the Midlands is now home to 170 PE-backed businesses, with more than 90 different PE houses having investments in the region. The Business Growth Fund and Lloyds Development Capital are the most prolific, holding 21 and 13 investments in the region respectively. Manufacturing is the most popular sector for PE inter... For the full story register now for free or login below...