Here are highlights from our PE coverage this week:
• Even after a record-breaking year, buyouts in the European middle market are booming. In fact, 2015 is on pace to set a record in total value, eclipsing even last year's €216 billion, according to our latest European Middle Market Report. In the report, we examine prominent trends in European middle-market dealmaking while also analyzing exits, fundraising, regional activity and key sectors: download it for free now.
• Amid depressed oil prices, PE investors have had a slow year in the global energy industry. This could just be the calm before the storm, however, as firms have been amassing extraordinary sums for energy-focused funds. We put the sector in the spotlight, highlighting recent trends and top investors here.
• Europe is seeing a record percentage of bolt-ons this year, a trend driven in part by increasing participation from U.S. PE sponsors. For more data and insight, click here.