Research

Illinois Midsize Cos. Outpace National Average in Growth—Crain’s

Data from the National Center for the Middle Market show midsize companies in Illinois are expanding at a faster rate than the national average, as reported by Crain’s Chicago Business.

McGladrey Economist Brusuelas Sees Bright Middle-Market Outlook in 2015

Joe Brusuelas shares his views on the economy in 2015, forecasting increased productivity for U.S. midsize companies, bolstered by a strengthening U.S. dollar and improvement in domestic labor trends.

PitchBook Releases 2Q 2015 U.S. Private Equity Middle Market Report

Offering insight into recent trends in the PE space, PitchBook has released its 2Q 2015 U.S. Private Equity Middle Market Report.

Sourcing & Recruiting in the Middle Market: PE vs. Non-PE-Owned Firms

New research from the National Center for the Middle Market shows differences in firms’ approaches to attracting and managing talent.

Report Sheds Light on Retail Woes

Underlying factors and examples of distress among retailers is the subject of a report from PwC's Deals Practice.