In the European financial services industry, there were 16 private equity deals announced in Q3 2023, worth a total value of $127.1m, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $100m investment by Altamont Capital Partners in Augment Risk UK Trading was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. A thorough analysis of the disruptive themes and the Private Equity deal activity are included in GlobalData’s Banking and Payments Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report. Buy the report here.

In value terms, private equity deal activity in Europe decreased by 79% in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $601.3m and fell by 67% as compared to Q3 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 38% in Q3 2023 versus the previous quarter.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in Europe in Q3 2023 were Houlihan Lokey; Rothschild & Co; Ernst & Young Global with 4, 3, 2 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Europe Q3 2023 were White & Case; Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins with 5, 3, 3 deals respectively.

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Buyouts and Direct Investments done by Private Equity firms.