Regulatory uncertainty, the drive toward consolidation and the constant pressure to innovate will shape dealmaking in the US power sector
Record fundraising and growing demand in key sectors helped private equity deal value soar in 2017
We round up the major stories in the world of dealmaking from the past quarter including a China downturn, an aerospace upswing and an oil price turnaround
Excludes all domestic transactions
Megadeals: $5 billion+
Large: $1 billion - $4.99 billion
Upper mid-market: $100 million - $999 million
Lower mid-market: $5 million - $99 million
Undisclosed: No deal value publicly available
Occurs when a financial institution, such as private equity firm or venture capitalist realizes its investment in a company. This is usually achieved by selling its stake to a trade buyer or another financial buyer, or by floating the company on the stock exchange.
The purchase of a company's shares in which the acquiring party gains controlling interest of the targeted firm.
A deal that represents an exit for a buyout to another private equity backed vehicle.
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