M&A activity in Latin America and the Caribbean proved robust in the third quarter, bucking the global trend of declining deal activity
Despite not being an automotive hub historically, Israel has emerged as a hotbed of innovation for the industry
While initially disappointing, the US$108.8 billion in total global PE transaction value in Q3 represents a greater proportion of overall M&A activity than in Q2
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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