Research

Top 10 Metro Areas for Investing in the Middle Market—Malartu Report

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida leads the top ten metro regions for middle-market investment, a new report from Malartu contends.

Back to the Future: GF Data Year-End Report Sees Reprisal of 2014

Following a slow third quarter, middle-market deal activity finished strong in 2015, according to a year-end report released Feb. 12 by data provider GF Data Resources.

PE Funds Have Much Less Systemic Risk Than Hedge Funds—SEC Report

A new SEC report confirms the comparatively low level of systemic risk to the U.S. financial system posed by private equity funds.

Report ‘Positive’ on North American Mid-Market Deals in 2016

The outlook for middle market deal making in 2016 remains largely “positive,” according to a panel of experts polled in a new report commissioned by Mergermarket in association with Firmex.

Mid-Market Deals Maintain High Valuations as Deal Pace Slows

Midsize companies commanded higher valuations in the third quarter, though the number of deals was down, according to GF Data Resources, a research firm that tracks the middle market.