U.S. buyouts rocketed 60 pct in 2018 to $443.5 bln


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It’s not your imagination: Private equity deals surged in 2018. This year through Dec. 27, 9,770 global announced buyouts were valued at $804.1 billion, a 24 percent jump from 2017, Refinitiv said. U.S. PE deals showed the biggest gains, with ...

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