Q3 exits: KKR’s sale of Capsugel headlines M&A exits in booming Q3

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  • KKR’s $5.5 bln Capsugel exit leads in value
  • U.S.-based PE-backed M&A: 160 deals, $34.4 bln
  • High tech led by exit count, 15.6 percent of all exits
Third-quarter M&A activity surpassed the year’s entire first half in value. Overall, U.S.-based PE-backed M&A saw 160 deals totaling $34.4 billion in Q3 2017 – a near doubling of Q2’s value while matching its deal count. The numbers are current ...

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