The Deal Introduces New League Table Designs For Its Online Experience
"These new designs, which affect hundreds of advisory firms, were the result of months of consultations with key legal and banking clients," said
As part of the introduction, The Deal unveiled its preliminary
"Private equity deal activity started off on a strong note this year, with firms finding attractive investments amidst the continued backdrop of high valuations," said
The Deal ranks PE firms based on their involvement in global deals, either on the buy side or sell side, regardless of whether financial terms were disclosed. Deal types range from leveraged buyouts, add-on acquisitions, management-backed buyouts and any deal where a PE firm had a stake in the target, buyer or seller. Transactions where the investment implied at least a 30% stake in the target are also included, as are minority investments where PE executives joined target boards.
Rankings and analysis of all of the league tables, including mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, out-of-court restructuring and private equity are available online.
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