Here are some highlights from our coverage this week:
• Our latest M&A Report is fresh off the press, analyzing quarterly and yearly deal flow, investment trends for PE and strategic buyers and much more. For example, did you know $1 billion+ deals accounted for 77% of total 2Q value? In early 2013, that figure was around 60%. Download your copy of the report today by clicking here.
• Last year, PE investors set a decade record for deals in the healthcare services sector, recording 27% YoY growth. We took a closer look at the space and ranked the top investors over the past three years: click here.
• PE-backed take-private buyouts in North America have been on a downward trend the past few years, but 2015 activity has indicated a rebound could be underway. For more analysis, click here.
• One area particularly attractive to PE sponsors in today's environment is behavioral healthcare, a topic covered in our latest PitchBook Dealmakers Column. Read the whole piece here.