Mid-market private equity challenges

The mid-market has become increasingly competitive. New private equity entrants investing some of the $1.2 trillion that the global private equity industry has at its disposal, plus corporates sitting on $1 trillion of cash poses challenges around deal origination and pricing. On this panel, private equity investors 3i, Endless and LDC contrast their views with ITV plc on different approaches to mid-market M&A transactions.