Analysis of the key themes driving private equity deal activity reveals that big data accounted for 4 financial services deals announced in Q2 2023, worth a total value of $935.5m. The $935.5m institutional buy-out (ibo) GoHealth by Centerbridge Partners and NVX was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Banking and Payments Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for Q2 2023 unveils the driving forces behind the M&A activities in the industry, providing crucial insights into trends and shifts. Buy the report here.

In value terms, big data-related deal activity increased by 17551% in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $5.3m. Related deal volume increased by 300% in Q2 2023 versus the previous quarter.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q2 2023 were Howden Tiger Capital Markets & Advisory; Leonis Partners; Morgan Stanley with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q2 2023 were Debevoise & Plimpton; Jones Day; Kirkland & Ellis with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 18 July 2023

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GlobalData’s Deals Database tracks global deal activity, including mergers, acquisitions, capital raising, strategic alliances, and licensing agreements. Proprietary analysis is used to group deals into key thematic areas and granular sectors across the world’s largest industries.

This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Deal type includes Buyouts and Direct Investments done by Private Equity firms.