Here are some highlights from our coverage this week:
• Our 3Q 2015 U.S. PE Middle Market Report was released earlier this week. With 464 deals worth $84 billion closing in 2Q, this year could potentially be record-breaking. In addition, we saw the middle market account for over 72% of all buyout activity throughout the first half of the year, maintaining a record percentage. Download your free copy of the report today by clicking here.
• Last year, North American and European PE investors completed 114 deals in the apparel & accessories industry, a figure up over 20% since 2010. Click here to see the top five North American and European PE investors in the space over the past five years. Premium users can view the entire list here.
• With corporations recently engaging in M&A activity at an increased pace, PE sales of portfolio companies to corporate acquirers raked in an enormous $150 billion in 2Q, with the 1H tally coming in at over $236 billion. To view more analysis on the topic, click here.