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Here are highlights from our private equity coverage this week:
PE deal counts last quarter hit the lowest level in nearly two years, with 778 completed transactions recorded. That being said, the move by PE to lower-multiple combinations was very evident, as add-ons accounted for 62% of all buyouts in 3Q, a record proportion. Click here for free access to our latest U.S. PE Breakdown report, which covers these trends and much more. PitchBook clients can access the report in the reports library of our platform.
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McGladrey's Q3 Industry Spotlights were released this week. Spanning the B2B, B2C, healthcare and IT sectors, each report leverages PitchBook data and insights from McGladrey's industry experts to analyze trends in M&A activity, PE deal flow, public-to-private transactions and more. Download the reports for free here. PitchBook clients can access the report in the reports library of our platform.
As we've entered 2015's final quarter, we decided to examine top PE activity this year thus far by different focuses. The Carlyle Group completed the most deals overall, while ABRY Partners completed the most add-ons. Click here to check out the leaderboard.