New York, June 2, 2017 – In a featured article in AltAssets, SPS reassessed its Science of Deal Sourcing 101 series, from last Spring 2016, to update its analysis through Q1-2017. The updated examination indicates that it is harder to source quality deals, and that the median percent of a PE firm’s logged deals that actually end up trading peaked at 41%. This results in less than a third of PE firms’ deal log trading since deals originated in Q3 2015; this is in stark contrast with previous Science of Deal Sourcing 101 editions.
SPS takes a close look at current market conditions, notwithstanding the enhanced climate for seller’s, and how this atmosphere is impacting buyers. As the article discusses, it appears that most PE firms are still trying to source opportunities in this challenging environment using traditional methods.
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