Private Equity and Venture Capital Investment Trends in Financial Services Industry in Europe
The study aims to analyse private equity and venture capital trends in the financial services industry in Europe. All related private placement transactions between 2006 and 2011 have been included for analysis. The study covers a general overview of private equity industry and financial services industry before delving deep into the investment trends in various sub-sectors such as banks, insurance, real estate and diversified financials. The study also includes trends and challenges faced by industry participants and highlights opportunities and best practices for investment in Europe. The study concludes with recommendations for investors taking into consideration the nature of the industry and the current economic scenario.
1. Private Equity and Venture Capital Activity in the European Financial Services Industry