In the US business & consumer services industry, there were 62 private equity deals announced in Q1 2023, worth a total value of $2.1bn, 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 in The US increased by 170% in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $778.2m and fell by 87% as compared to Q1 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 6% in Q1 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 20% lower than in Q1 2022.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in The US in Q1 2023 were Houlihan Lokey; WBC Holdings; BrightTower with 3, 3, 2 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisorss supporting these private equity deals in The US Q1 2023 were Kirkland & Ellis; Jones Day; Latham & Watkins with 11, 3, 2 deals respectively.

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Buyouts and Direct Investments done by Private Equity firms.