Cross-border mid-market M&A deals showing encouraging signs of recovery

31.03.22

Net buyers in North America are targeting IT and healthcare sectors with cross-border mid-market transactions averaging almost €50m The niche area of cross-border mid-cap mergers and acquisitions is showing remarkable resilience as the wider market recovers, according to new research undertaken by Belgium’s Vlerick Business School for Moore Global, the global accounting, audit, and advisory…

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2021 in review: a phenomenal year for the growth capital market

01.03.22

Growth Capital Update – a review of 2021 2021 was a phenomenal year for the UK growth capital market, with investment activity not only surpassing that seen in 2020 – a year majorly impacted by the Coronavirus – but also that of the years prior to the pandemic. 1,490 UK businesses raised a total of…

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Foreign interest remains strong, though inflation hampers activity – manufacturing report 2022

23.02.22

Manufacturing is at the heart of the UK economy – it’s a large part of its heritage, it’s one of a few sectors of the UK economy that remained open throughout the pandemic, and it will play a big role in the country’s economic recovery. The sector attracts financial and strategic investors alike, with conditions…

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We have lift-off – a review of M&A activity in the UK media and marketing services sectors in 2021

10.02.22

M&A activity in the UK media and marketing services sectors – a review of 2021 M&A activity in the media and marketing services sectors came back with a vengeance in 2021, with renewed seller confidence and buyer appetite following a more tentative 2020. Our research shows that 2021 produced 379 deals – almost double the…

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Moore Maritime Index Report 2021

17.01.22

The Moore Maritime Index 2021 reports are now live! The Moore Maritime Index (MMI) is an exclusive statistical and analytics tool on shipping operating costs and revenues of more than 1,500 vessels. Data is extracted from the financial statements of ship-owning companies audited by Moore Global member firms, as well as from verifiable independent submissions…

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UK M&A market bounces back – Q3 2021 M&A activity in the media and marketing services sectors

02.12.21

M&A activity in the media and marketing services sectors Q3 2021 M&A activity in Q3 2021 has greatly exceeded expectations, with the number of deals recorded outstripping anything we’ve seen in the last three years. Seller confidence remains high and acquirer interest has soared over the summer months, with private equity and trade acquirers actively…

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A long hot summer for the UK growth capital market – Q3 2021 growth capital update

15.11.21

Growth Capital Update – a review of Q3 2021 Despite a small decrease in deal volume and amount of growth capital raised in Q3 2021 compared to last quarter, investor appetite has remained strong throughout the summer months. The tech sector continues to dominate, but what’s particularly noticeable this quarter is the growing interest in…

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Martech industry worldwide market figure valued at $344.8bn according to new report from Moore Kingston Smith

22.10.21

The Martech industry worldwide market figure has been valued at $344.8bn, according to a new report released today by Moore Kingston Smith. New research from Moore Kingston Smith in collaboration with the Martech Alliance assesses the state of marketing technology (the range of digital tools and software that marketers use to achieve their objectives) in…

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Jaded, persuaded or traded? Q2 2021 M&A activity in the media and marketing services sectors

17.08.21

M&A activity in the media and marketing services sectors Q2 2021 A return to pre-pandemic levels of M&A activity in Q2 2021 indicates that confidence is on the up as we emerge out of Coronavirus restrictions. The motivation to sell is strong among business owners and the investor community is rife with competition, particularly with…

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Full steam ahead for the UK growth capital market – Q2 2021 growth capital update

12.08.21

Growth Capital Update – a review of Q2 2021 Q2 2021 has been extremely busy with activity soaring to well above pre-pandemic levels. The number of deals completed rose by 42% compared to last quarter, with a 29% increase in the overall amount of growth capital raised. Unsurprisingly, tech continues to be the most attractive…

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