In the global business & consumer services industry, there were 123 private equity deals announced in Q1 2023, worth a total value of $2.9bn, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $1.1bn institutional buy-out (ibo) atlas technical consultants by GI Partners was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. A thorough analysis of the disruptive themes, the M&A activity and most notable deals are included in GlobalData’s Consumer Goods Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report. Buy the report here.
In value terms, private equity deal activity increased by 12% in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $2.6bn and fell by 90% as compared to Q1 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 8% in Q1 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 30% lower than in Q1 2022.
Notably, foreign direct investments (fdi)-related deals accounted for a 20% share of the global business & consumer services industry’s private equity deal activity in Q1 2023, up 25% over the previous quarter.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q1 2023 were Kirkland & Ellis; Jones Day; Squire Patton Boggs (US) with 11, 6, 3 deals respectively.
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