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December 25, 2016

Dealmaking in 2016: Mint

The Mint article quotes Venture Intelligence data on buyout deals in 2016. Increasing amount of dollars flowing into buyout deals has been one of the larger trends seen in 2016:
 Buyouts showed strong momentum in the first six months of 2016, with the total number of deals and deal value at 14 and $2.44 billion, respectively, data from private equity (PE) and venture capital database Venture Intelligence show. Buyout deal value more than doubled from $1.14 billion in the same period last year. 
The top buyout deals of the first half of 2016 included Blackstone Group LP’s $1.1 billion acquisition of a majority stake in listed IT firm Mphasis Ltd, Kedaara Capital and Swiss private equity (PE) firm Partners Group’s purchase of mortgage lender AU Financiers for around $140 million and Abraaj Group’s $221 million deal to buy Care Hospitals.
From the Venture Intelligence PE/VC Deals Database: The year end figure for 2016 for buyout deals stand at 27 deals worth $4.3 Billion compared to 25 deals worth $3.1 Billion in 2015.

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