PDI Picks – 9/20/2021

Europe is also heating up


It’s not just the US seeing transaction activity hit the heights. The leveraged buyout market is helping to create a boom in Europe, too.

In last week’s edition of Lead Left, we reflected in this column on the “white hot” US deals market. In Europe, it’s a similar story, with mid-market deal activity among alternative lenders setting a Q2 record, according to figures from Deloitte.

In its latest Alternative Lender Deal Tracker report, Deloitte revealed 147 deals were completed in Q2 2021 making it the most active second quarter on record and the fifth most active quarter since the tracker began in Q4 2012.