Argos Soditic’s Mid-Market Index: European Private Mid-Market Deals: Collapse of Activity, Continued Decline of Valuations

While the title of this installment is quite the mouthful, the lastest Argos Mid-Market Index, which in it’s own words measures the evolution of European private mid-market compant valuations, does a good job of reinforcing to the reader what most in the business already are experiencing themselves: Declines in deal values and deal volumes, but continued stability in LBO acquisition multiples despite M&A activity becoming MIA. Carried out by Epsilon Research for Argos Soditic, it’s published every six months. Well worth a read for anyone interested in Euro-zone dealmaking:

A big “Thank You” to Karel Kroupa (H.2003) of Argos Soditic for sending it over.  It’s much appreciated!  I also like that it’s in French and English. If only the AFIC would take note and do more of the same…

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