The Centre for Management Buy-out Research

The PE Model is here to stay

CMBOR director Mike Wright’s forthcoming publication shows private equity is still on the up


CMBOR celebrates 30 years of excellence

The Centre for Management Buy-out and Private Equity Research (CMBOR) was the first centre of its kind devoted to the study of private equity and buy-outs.  Founded in March 1986 at the Nottingham University Business School, it moved to the Imperial College Business School in 2011.

REF 2014: CMBOR Impact Rated as ‘World-Leading’

The Centre monitors and analyses management buy-outs, with and without private equity investment, in a comprehensive and objective way. This private equity research group is regarded as the pre-eminent provider of private equity statistics for Europe and is supported by Equistone Partners Europe (formerly Barclays Private Equity) and Investec Bank.