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Private Equity Professional

Same As It Ever Was

August 24, 2021

Private deal activity in the second quarter continued to return to congenial pre-pandemic conditions with a handful of notable permutations, according to GF Data’s just — released report.

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Private Equity Professional

Calm Skies, Muddy Waters

May 25, 2021

Sellers and buyers continued to revel in resumed transaction activity, but the after-effects of the unprecedented global health crisis has left underlying conditions difficult to read, according to GF Data’s just — released first-quarter report.

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Private Equity Professional

Being There

April 15, 2021

Topic A in the M&A business like every other business right now is the extent to which virtual meetings and other practices of the COVID-19 era will remain as conditions normalize.

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Private Equity Professional

Deluge of Deals Muddies the Waters

March 26, 2021

Major deal point trends appeared to reverse in the final months of 2020 — not due to a secular change in direction, but due to the deluge of deals that closed in the fourth quarter — according to GF Data’s just-released Spring 2021 Key Deal Terms report.

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Private Equity Professional

The Tide is High, But We’re Holding On

Feb 18, 2021

GF Data’s 230 active private equity contributors completed 117 transactions in Q4 2020 meeting the data tracking firm’s parameters – Total Enterprise Value (TEV) of $10 million to $250 million and TEV/Trailing Twelve Months (TTM) Adjusted EBITDA of 3x to 15x.

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Now We Know Some Stuff

September 11, 2020
Transactions completed in the third quarter of 2020 suggest a market “stunned by the pandemic, but with a cat-like capacity to land on its feet,” according to GF Data, a provider of information for use in valuing and assessing M&A transactions to private equity firms, investors and lenders.

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Private Equity Professional

The Deals Done and Not Done

August 25, 2020

GF Data’s just-released report for the second quarter of 2020 provides a clear view of the M&A marketplace in the months following the onset of Covid-19: Virtually no change in valuations, dramatically reduced volume and dramatically less debt usage.

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Analyzing a Pandemic | GrowthTV

June 25, 2020

Middle Market Growth’s Editor-in-Chief Kathryn Mulligan sits down with Andy Greenberg, CEO of GF Data, a firm that collects proprietary data about private equity-backed transactions, to discuss the data points he’s been watching in the deal environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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