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

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Source

Release date

February 2015

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2014

Number of respondents

820 respondents

Special properties

professionals from leading private equity firms.

Supplementary notes

Share of responses in the sample: 36 percent from D-A-CH countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), 20 percent Iberia and Italy, 13 percent from Scandinavia, 7 percent Benelux countries, 7 percent CEE, 5 percent United Kingdom and 5 percent France.

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