private equity

Private Equity a Sellers Market

Private equity firms are paying an average premium of 45% for European companies in 2021, the highest since the data company Refinitiv started keeping records in 1980. In the US, the premiums hit 42% this year, the highest since 1999. UK-listed companies were taken private at an average premium of 47% this year. Source: Financial […]

Private Equity 2016 Guide Sector Report

By Suhail Ahmad, Management Consultant and Portfolio Adviser to Hikmah Capital Corp. He can be contacted at [email protected] Introduction With falling crude oil prices, slowing Chinese economy, and a struggling Eurozone, it is no surprise the Private Equity (PE) activity in the Middle East has been challenging. However, despite these headwinds, PE activity overall looked […]

Private Equity and Venture Capital Investing in the Islamic World

Article featured in the IFN 2015 Guide (pg.44) and feel free to download the complete guide from our web-site at http://wp.me/p3PTEh-bQ IMPROVING GLOBAL MARKET FOR ISLAMIC PRIVATE EQUITY AND VENTURE CAPITAL Islamic private equity (PE) remains a very small component of the global PE marketbut showed signs of strength last year with an increase of mergers […]