In 2022, deal volume hit a new record high, jumping over 200 transactions which is 23% higher than last year. Strategic acquirers accounted for 61% of all deals, while PE’s share kept rising gradually.
Looking at the top buyers’ chart, we see that Hg Capital leads the list with 16 transactions in 2022, followed by Main Capital Partners with 10 transactions. ECIT and Mirovia made 5 and 4 transactions, respectively. Others follow with 3 acquisitions each.