New York, October 11, 2018 – SPS recently released its annual DOBR analyses, and to commemorate the occasion, PE Hub published CEO, Nadim Malik’s coinciding article entitled Better deal-sourcing trend continues. The thought piece discusses important data metrics in deal origination, significant results from the 2018 DOBR compared to the previous year, and potential explanations for coverage discrepancies amongst firms.
The DOBR can be useful for firms to evaluate their internal processes in many ways – can higher individual market coverage be attributed to more firms using a business development professional? Deal flow is up, but closed transactions stayed flat, so is there a deal closing bottleneck? Given all these questions, the DOBR can provide valuable insight to what actions PE firms can take to further improve coverage.
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