Middle-Market PE Deals Slow To Crawl, Survey Says

Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 2:19 PM ET) -- Middle-market private equity deal activity fell off sharply in the first half of 2013, though the transactions that did get done were completed at higher earnings multiples than the previous quarter, private equity database GF Data Resources LLC said Friday.

The firm, which provides information on private equity-sponsored M&A deals with enterprise values between $10 million and $250 million, said in its quarterly report that middle-market PE transactions have slowed down in 2013. The 180 middle-market private equity firms that provide information to GF Data completed...
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