PDI Picks – 4/12/2021

The European deal market’s fast rebound


It was a challenging year for new transactions in the region which nonetheless went out with a bang.

It was truly a remarkable year for private debt deals in Europe, as illustrated by a new survey which shows the rapid progression from slump to boom.

The latest figures from Deloitte’s Alternative Lender Deal Tracker, which gathers data on European mid-market deals, show there were 155 deals in Q4 2020, a fourth-quarter record and 2 percent higher than the previous record set in Q4 2019.