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Private equity secondary market resurgent in H2 2017, says Cebile Capital

Despite a slow start in the first half of 2017, the private equity secondary market turned up the gas in the second half of the year, reaching all-time record volumes of over USD50 billion, according to Cebile Capital. As demonstrated by 2017 trends, it is evident that the market is

London IPO market soars in 2017

A total of 106 companies floated on the London Stock Exchange’s markets in 2017, raising GBP15 billion, an increase of 63 per cent by number of IPOs and up 164 per cent by value of IPOs compared to 2016.  London Stock Exchange has surpassed all European exchanges this year by

LSE reports record fund listings in first half of 2017

The London Stock Exchange has seen nine fund IPOs on its markets to date in 2017, raising GBP1.4 billion. London listed funds have also raised GBP3.6 billion in further capital in the first half of the year.
 
London continues to be an attractive market for international fund managers, particularly from the

M&A market in Germany remains positive and stable

The mergers and acquisitions sector in Germany is currently looking forward to a year of stable development from what is now a comparatively healthy base level.  Previous concerns about a potential economic slow-down have abated in recent months. Alongside the leading M&A consulting firms and investment banks, small-cap advisors are

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Guernsey is No1 for non-UK LSE listings

Guernsey has more non-UK entities listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) than any other jurisdiction globally, according to new figures from the market authority. LSE data shows that at the end of December 2014 there were 122 Guernsey-incorporated entities listed on the Main Market, the Alternative Investment Market (AIM)

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Venture capital industry witnesses performance revival

Venture capital funds produced average returns of 27% in the year to March 2014, higher than any other private equity strategy over the same period. Preqin's Christopher Elvin comments: The Achilles Heel for venture capital funds since the turn of the millennium has, of course, been performance. Returns have generally been

Q2 investments by EMEA PE firms fall year-on-year, says S&P Capital IQ

Investments by private equity (PE) firms in the European, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region slowed in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year, according to S&P Capital IQ. In the latest issue of its quarterly report, EMEA Private Equity Market Snapshot, S&P Capital IQ

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Third quarter IPO market proceeds raise USD38.1bn, says PwC

The US initial public offering (IPO) market continued to demonstrate significant investor interest in IPOs in the third quarter of 2014. While the volume of IPOs slightly declined, proceeds reached USD38.1 billion, and the pace of companies entering the IPO registration process continued to exceed prior year levels, according to

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