Analysis provided by The Centre for Management Buy-Out Research is frequently cited in the media. Below is a selection of news and press releases regarding CMBOR and its achievements.
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- December 2018 -
Continental European private equity activity strengthens while UK struggles to keep its crown
- 25 June 2018 - Private equity exits fall as buyout houses focus on new deals
- 13 December 2017 - 2017 European private equity exits continue bull run; buyout recovery led by UK activity
- 26 June 2017 - UK and Germany lead European buyout market as large deals fuel recovery and multiples increase
- 28 March 2017 - UK Q1 activity eclipses whole of H2 16 as large deals make a comeback
- 15 December 2016 - European private equity activity falls amidst post-Brexit dearth of mega-deals
- 21 June 2016 - Lower mid-market drives European private equity as activity normalises
- 28 April 2016 - UK buy-outs have slow start in 2016 due to ‘global markets turmoil’
- 21 December 2015 - The 2015 European private equity deal market achieves highest total value since 2007
- 30 September 2015 - The European private equity deal market comes roaring back in 2015
- 29 June 2015 - European private equity reaches its highest ever half year exit value
- 30 March 2015 - Strong exit market helps European private equity get off to a solid start in 2015
- 22 December 2014PE-backed IPOs reach highest level in 16 years in Europe
- 2 October 2014 CMBOR Data Q3 2014 Press Release
- 31 July 2014 - CMBOR European Press Release Q1 2014
- 31 July 2014 - CMBOR Q1 2014 UK and Europe Informational Press Release
- 16 October 2013 CMBOR Q3 2013 UK and Europe Informational Press Release
- 8 July 2013 CMBOR Q2 2013 UK Informational Press Release
- 8 July 2013 CMBOR Q2 2013 European Informational Press Release
- 3 April 2013 CMBOR Q1 2013 UK Fact Sheet
- 27 March 2013 CMBOR European Press Release Q1 2013
- 28 December 2012: CMBOR Full Year 2012 European Data release
- 14 December 2012: CMBOR End of Year Final Report
- 1 October 2012: CMBOR UK Q3 2012 Final
- 8 October 2012: CMBOR European Data Q3 2012 Final
- 10 July 2012: European buyouts hit hard by regional debt crisis
- 10 July 2012: European Buyout Market on Hold Amid Economic Uncertainty
- 9 July 2012: PE Houses holding onto their assets until European Market stabalises
- 29 June 2012: Yorkshire Business Insider: Surge in Yorkshire private equity buyouts
- 29 June 2012: North West Business Insider: North West leading region for private equity
- 29 June 2012: The Business Desk: North West is busiest buyout region
- 29 June 2012: The Business Desk Yorkshire: PE buyouts on increase in region
- 29 June 2012: Bdaily: Steve O'Hare 1 Bdaily: Steve O'Hare 2
- 29 June 2012: Bdaily: North West is leading on private equity buyouts
- 28 June 2012:Financial News/Private Equity News: Buyouts of struggling retailers on the rise
- 28 June 2012: Real Deals: Cause for cheer in UK buyout market
- 28 June 2012: AltAssets: UK private equity buyout value jumps in 2012
- 27 June 2012: UK private equity buyout market value increases by 38% in first half of 2012
- 2 April 2012: Continental European buyout market slows in Q1 2012: UK bolsters market; France declines, UK buyout data Q1 2012: Fact sheet
- 18 January 2012:European buyout market defies Eurozone fears
- 9 January 2012: Total UK private equity buyout value falls by a third in 2011
- 28 September 2011: France overtakes UK buyout market for first time ever
- 23 September 2011: Subdued activity in the UK buy-out market continues into the final half of the year
- 25 June 2018 - Private equity exits fall as buyout houses focus on new deals
- 28 Jan 2019 - Leveraged buyouts do not lead to job insecurity
- July 2017 - CMBOR director Mike Wright elected Fellow of the Strategic Management Society
- Feb 2017 - Podcast with Mke Wright with Classic JMS
- 22 June 2016 - Firms are less likely to be sold amid Brexit uncertainty
- 19 June 2016 - Mike Wright honoured by British Academy
- 19 June 2016 - CMBOR data cited in FT article on Brexit jitters
- 9 June 2016 - Family businesses need youth on their side
- Happy Birthday, CMBOR! - CMBOR celebrates 30 years of excellence.
- CMBOR Launches new edition of Private Equity Demystified - an explanatory guide to private equity activities and participants, that summarises CMBOR’s academic research into international private equity transactions, co-authored by John Gilligan and Mike Wright.
- Mike Wright Research Featured - Professor Mike Wright featured in leading story in Imperial College London's Reporter.
- The Entrepreneurial Family Business Centre at Imperial College London - Check out the Entrepreneurial Family Business Centre and its collaboration with Professor Mike Wright and CMBOR.
- Mike Wright article featured in Public Service Europe - Professor Mike Wright discusses the value of family businesses.
- Mike Wright discusses CMBOR and the Buyouts Market - Professor Mike Wright recently participated in Imperial College Business School's Research Celebration; check out his featured presentation and podcast here.
- Mike Wright featured in The Guardian - Professor Mike Wright discusses the value of family businesses and the lessons they can teach larger firms.
- Mike Wright on family businesses - Professor Mike Wright to participate in The Theories of Family Enterprise Conference this week. Read the paper he presented last year.
- Mike Wright to promote youth entrepreneurship - Professor Mike Wright featured in a podcast interview about his plans to promote youth entrepreneurship at the Business School.
- Buyouts of struggling retailers on the rise - Work by the Centre for Management Buyout Research is featured in Financial News.
- Trade sales the only way out - Coverage of Professor Mike Wright and the Centre for Management Buyout Research is featured in Private Equity News and the Corporate Financier magazine, 18 June 2012.
- Firm profits from private equity - Professor Mike Wright is featured in an article about “Firm profits from private equity” in the Dutch newspaper, Het Financieele Dagblad, 6 March 2012.
- O’Malley Plans U.S. IPO After Wrong Way Bet on Petroplus: Energy - Professor Mike Wright is quoted in Bloomberg Businessweek about the failure of Petroplus and private equity, 6 February 2012.
- For private equity firms, it's survival of the richest - Work by the Centre for Management Buyout Research is featured in The Sydney Morning Herald, 26 January 2012.
- Private equity secondary deals hit landmark Financial Times, Companies and Markets - The CMBOR's research is featured in the Financial Times on 22 January 2012.
- Value of private equity buyouts plummets - Work by the Centre for Management Buyout Research is referenced in the Daily Telegraph:
- Business practice and research working hand in hand - Professor Mike Wright argues that high quality research is needed to equip businesses for the future.
- PE-backed firms setting pace despite downturn - Professor Mike Wright features in a Private Equity supplement in the Birmingham Post
- UK top choice for buy-out groups - The CMBOR's research is featured in the Financial Times on 21 November 2011.
- HgCapital in talks to buy back IAS - Work by the CMBOR is mentioned in the Financial Times on 15 November 2011.
- Eurozone crisis freezes dealmaking - The CMBOR's research is featured in the Financial Times on 27 September 2011.
- Scots buy-out activity slumps - The latest data from the Centre for Management Buy-out Research has achieved coverage in Scotland on Sunday.
- UK Buyout Market To Remain In Doldrums For Remainder Of 2011 - The latest data from the Centre for Management Buy-out Research has achieved coverage in The Wall Street Journal online.
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