How UK broking is running out of ‘sweet spot’ deals amid fierce private equity competition


Such deals have fallen significantly as competition from private equity has taken hold of the market

The number of ’sweet spot’ deals for buying brokers valued at between £5m and £25m decreased significantly last year, according to data pulled together from one of the UK’s leading M&A experts (see below).

IMAS’s 2019 review of UK distribution deals in 2019 shows that the sweet spots for deals - generally between £5m and £25m - are down amid fierce competition fuelled by private equity.

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