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Limitations of discounted cash flow valuation models

While the discounted cash flow (DCF) methodology is the most rigorous and financially sound for business valuation, it...

Find untapped deal flow in aged portfolio company holding periods

Access to quality deal flow is the single largest determinant of success in M&A.

Private equity investments shift upmarket on cash flow

For years, the private equity industry has been moving down market, as firms invest in smaller deals in the middle...

Platform acquisitions drop as add-ons surge

In more uncertain economic climates, the private equity industry collectively shifts to smaller deals.

9 ways to improve the cash flow cycle at an investment bank

One of the challenges of managing a mid-market M&A firm is coping with the sporadic, binary nature of the payoff for...

Holding periods reach record highs as private equity recovers from Covid-19

The median holding period for private equity-backed portfolio companies is now 5.6years, the highest value since...

Get the list of private equity firms active in the digital media industry

Once a nascent industry, digital media companies have become attractive targets for top private equity firms. In 2022,...

With rate increases, private equity loses some appetite for acquisitions

The number of private equity platform acquisitions and add-on acquisitions dropped significantly in 2023, showing the...

Top 25 Private Equity firms in 2023 ranked by number of platform acquisitions

Private equity firms collectively acquire thousands of companies every year. PE firms often acquire platform companies...