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Q3 2017: 423 U.S. announced PE M&A deals valued at $25.5 bln
Q3 2016: 323 U.S. announced PE deals, totaling $27.5 bln
1,090 global PE mergers totaled $97.6 bln in Q3 2017 vs 1,057 deals in Q3 2016 valued at $65.2 bln
Q3 was busy for the U.S. private equity market, with the number of announced transactions jumping 31 percent while deal values dropped 7 percent. In the quarter, 423 U.S. PE M&A deals, valued at $25.5 billion, were announced, Thomson Reuters data shows. ...