Emerging markets

  • "Behavioral health is the hot ticket," according to Clearview Capital principal Larry Simon, in this video interview shot at the ACG Los Angeles 2014 Business Conference. For decades, behavioral health was under-invested, he says, adding that lately, private equity sees a tremendous amount of opportunity. For more coverage on health care M&A, see 5 Technologies Drive Health Care M&A. 
    October 7
  • Corporations and private equity firms are tapping growing mass markets in Africa, Asia and Latin America
    July 1
  • Egypt is credited with having the sixth-largest proved oil reserves in Africa and quite "similar to West Texas"
    June 17
  • Dealmaking is gaining momentum as manufacturing is being lured to Vietnam from other Asian countries experiencing wage inflation
    June 14
  • Despite its attractive M&A environment, Turkey continues to struggle with civil unrest, with protests mounting against prime minister rdogan
    June 14
  • One of America's closest allies is viewed as a technology hub, with IT, chemicals, automotive parts and logistics concentrated in the region
    June 14
  • LT Group is the most acquisitive buyer in the country, having purchased at least seven financial companies in the last 18 months
    June 14
  • There have been only about half a dozen M&A deals completed since the beginning of 2012, and none involved a U.S. buyer
    June 14
  • Food, energy and banking are among the African country's most vibrant sectors
    June 14
  • In the first quarter of 2013, Mexico was the most targeted nation for announced deals in Latin America
    June 14