Main reasons for development of private equity driven merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Europe in 2014
Main drivers for private equity driven M&A transactions in Europe in 2014
The statistic shows the primary factors that influence the private equity driven merger and acquisition activity in Europe, according to the professionals from private equity firms as of 2014 . With 28 percent, the availability of targets was considered to be the main reason for the developments in 2014. Macroeconomic situation was pointed to by approximately 22 percent of respondents as the factor of P.E. driven M&A activity.
Main reasons for development of private equity driven merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Europe in 2014
Share of respondents
Availability of targets28%
Macroeconomic situation22%
Pricing of targets22%
Financing of transactions13%
Geopolitical development11%
Volatility of financial markets4%
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Main drivers for private equity driven M&A transactions in Europe in 2014
The statistic shows the primary factors that influence the private equity driven merger and acquisition activity in Europe, according to the professionals from private equity firms as of 2014 . With 28 percent, the availability of targets was considered to be the main reason for the developments in 2014. Macroeconomic situation was pointed to by approximately 22 percent of respondents as the factor of P.E. driven M&A activity.
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