Category Archives: Press Releases

GF Data’s CEO, Andy Greenberg, Recognized as Middle Market Thought Leader of the Year

Philadelphia, February 3, 2014 — GF Data®, a leading middle market M&A data provider, today announced that its CEO, Andrew T. Greenberg, received the Middle Market Thought Leader of the Year Award at the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors ® (AM&AA) Winter Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on January 22.

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Boom! That Sound You Heard Was the M&A Market Falling Off the Table in Q1

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA. GF Data’s first quarter analysis confirms what private equity buyers and financial professionals have sensed since the beginning of the year – that the explosion in deal activity heading into the end of 2012 carried no momentum … Continue reading

Practical Law Company Hosts Free Webinar With GF Data Resources and Kirkland & Ellis Addressing 2012 Trends in Middle Market Private Equity-Sponsored M&A

NEW YORK, NY – (Marketwire – Sep 27, 2012) Registration Open for October 10, 2012 Webinar for Attorneys In volatile M&A and leveraged finance markets, knowing what’s market is crucial, but finding reliable, up-to-date private transactions deal data can be … Continue reading

Private Equity Deal Volume Exceeds Expectations in First Quarter

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, PA,Private equity deal volume in the first quarter of 2012 exceeded expectations, GF Data reports. “Most private equity professionals are predicting a flood of deal activity in 2012. The volume of reported deals in the first quarter suggests … Continue reading

Size Eclipses Performance in Private-Equity Deals

West Conshohocken, PA — Private equity investors in the middle market are paying significantly higher multiples to acquire larger firms, while the premium investors place on above-average financial performance is diminishing, GF Data reports.

GF Data’s Third Quarter Middle Market Report Shows Business Quality and Transaction Size Continue to Drive Valuation Premiums

Third Quarter Data is characterized by continuing unprecedented divergence in valuations between small and mid-sized companies

GF Data Reports Highest Middle-Market Private Equity Deal Volume in Eight Quarter

Rebound in Valuation, Deal Volume and Leverage in Full Swing Philadelphia, February 9, 2011 – GF Data’s 2010 Year End Report reveals deal volume in the middle market surged ahead in 4Q 2010, marking the most deals done since the … Continue reading

First Quarter Press Release

Contrary to expectations, middle market deal volume and valuations held steady from the third quarter to the fourth quarter of 2008, but the economic crisis severely impacted debt levels, which declined dramatically … [ download release ]