M&A in the US oil and gas sector faced significant headwinds in 2019, even before the COVID-19 pandemic and crash in crude price sent a shock to the industry
The oil price crash cast a long shadow. Global M&A was depressed in 2019, though an abundant Permian Basin and renewables ambitions could spur activity in 2020
From traditional areas such as transport to new opportunities unlocked by digitization, the European infrastructure sector continues to thrive
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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