Infographic: Private Equity’s Perspective on Retail
Despite headline-grabbing trouble in the U.S. retail industry, private equity firms continued to invest in the space, announcing some 180 deals worth $41.1 billion. In fact, 52% of retail executives anticipate that financial buyers will drive retail M&A in 2018, while 48% think strategic buyers will fuel dealmaking, according to the 2018 BDO Retail Compass Survey of CxOs
. See how the industry fared in 2017, and what this year may hold for investors in the infographic below:
To learn more about private equity’s outlook for various industries in 2018, read the full Ninth Annual Private Equity PErspective Survey here.
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