Articles and Insights on Private Equity

Our aim is to guide growing businesses through the Private Equity journey so that they achieve their goals. We want you to understand and overcome the obstacles to achieving the right deal for your business. We work closely with our clients to understand their personal and business goals and ensure they find the right path to success as they define it.

We also share our knowledge, expertise and ideas through articles and other publications. You can find these below. You can also get in touch with us to talk about what you are trying to achieve.

Private Equity Hub

Our hub for entrepreneurs, providing guidance to those considering private equity investment for their business.

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PE-backed businesses soar in growth stakes

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Private Equity Demystified; an introduction to Private Equity

Our ‘Private Equity Demystified’ events are perfect if you, and your business, are considering your next phase of growth.

We provide the information and understanding of private equity you will need to make an informed choice. You will be able to decide whether private equity is right for your company and how to begin the process of finding the right investors.

It is very useful to understand the role private equity funds play so our events feature speakers from both PE Houses and portfolio companies.

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Private Equity Blog; insight and advice from an expert

Paul Morris has 14 years’ experience working closely with growth businesses both as a PE investor and a Non-Executive Director. There are very few aspects of Private Equity that Paul doesn’t have personal experience of. He understands the motivations and goals of both management teams and PE investors.

Each blog takes a closer look at a particular area of managing a PE-backed business or the private equity process to deliver practical and actionable advice that will help you make a success of PE.

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Private Equity Tax 

Our Private Equity Tax update provides ideas, insights and information on private equity tax issues that can be critical to the success of an investment. The advice is valuable for management teams and investors alike. 

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Horizons: a quarterly review of global M&A and PE

Each quarter we analyse global mid-market deal activity across a number of major regions and selected sectors around the world; offering you a satellite view of how the M&A market is evolving – and where it appears to be heading.

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The Travel diaries

Our annual look at M&A activity and trends in the travel sector includes several articles relating to Private Equity funds and portfolio companies.

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Our hub for fast growing businesses. Insight and inspiration from leading industry peers and advisers.

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MEDIAtalk offers an in-depth study of global and domestic media M&A activity and to explore industry trends.

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PCPI sector spotlight blog looks at the Facilities Management (FM) market. The UK facilities management (FM) industry continues to grow in stature and evolve.

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Building Products & Services

Private Equity Insights into the Building Products & Services sector,

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UK Plant Equipment Tool Hire Review

The UK plant, equipment & tool hire sector is thriving, with a large proportion of high margin, high growth businesses and rising M&A activity year on year. Our latest sector insights publication examines the role of M&A in shaping business strategies and fostering resilience in the face of a changing market.

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M&A Leisure deal flow bulletin

M&A Leisure deal flow bulletin  is the monthly overview of the latest M&A activity in the leisure space. The bulletin aims to examine topical issues, developments and challenges for the leisure sector.

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Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Our latest quarterly Logistics & Supply Chain Management update provides an overview of the deals completed in the UK and Ireland in Q3 2018.

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