In the US automotive industry, there were 4 private equity deals announced in Q4 2023, worth a total value of $200m, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database. The $200m institutional buy-out (ibo) EVPassport by Northleaf Capital Partners was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. A thorough analysis of the disruptive themes and the Private Equity deal activity are included in GlobalData’s Automotive Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report. Buy the report here.

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In value terms, private equity deal activity in the US increased by 1900% in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $10m and fell by 69% as compared to Q4 2022. Related deal volume increased by 33% in Q4 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 33% lower than in Q4 2022.

The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these private equity deals in the US in Q4 2023 were Stifel Financial; Golub Capital; GP Bullhound with 2, 1, 1 deals respectively.

The top-ranked legal advisorss supporting these private equity deals in the US Q4 2023 were Goulston & Storrs; Latham & Watkins; Locke Lord with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.

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This content was updated on 8 January 2024

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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 Acquisition, Asset transactions and Mergers.