In the Press
March 5, 2024

Industry Participants Expect a Pick-up in Deal Activity After the UK General Election (Private Equity International)

Should the Labour Party be elected in the UK general election this year, the majority of managers expect that changes to capital gains tax will drive increased dealflow. The UK remained the most active private equity investment region in Europe in the fourth quarter of last year, taking a roughly 27 percent share of the $78 billion of overall deal volume. Richard Lever, Private Equity partner, expects a recovery in the M&A market and a buildup in activity post-election. “That pressure to deploy capital combined with political stability means that 2025 will be a good year.” More in Private Equity International.