This measure includes investments from the early 1980s onwards, as recorded in the CMBOR
dataset (De Clercq & Dimov, 2007).
Mike Wright, below, of CMBOR
, says there has been a slowdown in manufacturing buy-outs this year
And, according to CMBOR
, there's plenty more money to spend.
1992), Management Buy-outs in the Short and Long-term Occasional Paper 37, Nottingham: CMBOR
Ken Robbie is Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director of CMBOR
at the University of Nottingham.
Acknowledgements: Financial support for CMBOR
from BZW Private Equity and Deloitte & Touche Corporate Finance is gratefully acknowledged.
research, sponsored by EY and Equistone Partners Europe, shows that by the end of quarter three 2013, seven deals private equity deals completed in the West Midlands were worth a total of PS110 million, in contrast to PS349 million over the same period in 2012.
researcher Rod Ball said, "It has been easy for private equity firms to get debt in the last couple of years.
report, sponsored by Barclays Private Equity, showed there were few signs of a recovery at the end of last year.
Prof Mike Wright, Professor of Entrepreneurship and director of CMBOR
at Imperial College and Rod Ball, deputy director
has no firm figures on debt for equity swaps being carried out, but chief Rod Ball said of the deals being done at the top of the market: "More and more (swaps) seem to be happening - not just in the UK, but on the Continent as well - although they tend to keep quite quiet about it.
9bn in the last three months of the year, according to CMBOR
, an analyst on the UK buyout market founded by Barclays Private Equity and Deloitte.