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Economic indicators: corporate finance

Economic indicators measuring trends in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity activity are available from a number of sources, including government and professional bodies. On this page you can access a range of reports and online resources providing quick links to statistics and commentary.

Online articles

The ICAEW Library & Information Service provides access to a range of articles in full text from leading business, finance and management journals. This resource is available to ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users.

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Useful links

Coller Capital Barometer
Global Private Equity Barometer produced twice a year by the investment firm Coller, with an archive going back to 2004. The survey reports on over 100 private equity investors worldwide.

KPMG: Private equity
KPMG produces a number of publications on private equity, including surveys and reports on emerging markets.

Mergers and Acquisitions involving UK companies
Quarterly data from the Office for National Statistics on domestic and overseas mergers and acquisitions involving UK companies.

M&A industry insights
PwC publish a series of annual publications containing analysis of M&A activity by industry sector. The sectors covered include financial services, entertainment and media, telecoms and technology. An overview of M&A activity in each sector is provided together with forward-looking analysis of key drivers and trends.

The Asian Private Equity Barometer
Quarterly summary of private equity activity published by Asia Venture Capital Journal and KPMG.

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