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Quarter 4 Review

October - December 2017

Acquisitions

133
-14.74% on last quarter

Exits

83
-47.80% on last quarter

Acquisitions vs Exits

Acquisitions

October - 46
November - 56
December - 31

Exits

October - 31
November - 30
December - 22

Acquisitions by sector

  • 0.8%Aerospace & defence
  • 0.8%Agriculture
  • 12.8%Business & support services
  • 3%Construction, services & products
  • 8.3%Consumer
  • 0.8%Engineering & machinery
  • 6.8%Finance & property
  • 3.8%Food & drink
  • 11.3%Health, education & public services
  • 5.3%Industrial
  • 2.3%Leisure activities
  • 3%Life sciences & pharmaceuticals
  • 14.3%Manufacturing
  • 1.5%Manufacturing - high tech & electronics
  • 1.5%Media & publishing
  • 1.5%Oil, gas, energy & utilities
  • 9%Retail & distribution
  • 9%Software & IT services
  • 3%TMT
  • 1.5%Transport & logistics