APAC private equity cools in 2016


Deal value in 2016 came in at $5 billion dollars in Australia, only half of the $10 billion recorded in 2015, the company found.

“Australia is ripe with plenty of PE capital available, as well as secondary opportunities, but the availability of large quality targets is dwindling, contributing to a subdued market,” Bain & Company said.

“The country is also fending off China-led competition and high prices.”

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