Here is a recap of our PE and M&A coverage over the past week:
• To expand our reports coverage this year, we have broken up our old European Breakdown into separate private equity and venture capital publications. For a recap of last year's European PE activity, which saw an immense €430 billion in deal value along with record exit numbers, get free report access here.
• PE-to-PE activity continued its boom in 2015 with nearly 950 secondary buyouts completed worldwide, up over 20% YoY. For a look at trends by sector and geography, along with the most active investors in the deal type, click here.
• Can private company valuations be estimated? We challenged our data science team to deliver an answer: here are the results. For more technical background on the process, click here.
• Despite an overall dip in global PE deals last year, investors still found plenty of opportunities in healthcare services, effectively matching 2014's decade record for activity. Check out our industry spotlight on healthcare services.