Category Archives: In the News

Trump and the economy: How fast is enough?

Andy Greenberg’s comments on Trump ‘s impact on middle-market deal activity, Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Indemnification of reps and warranties continues downward trend GF Data® $10-250mm PE transactions

GF Data’s semi-annual view of trends in key deal terms other than price – indemnification cap, escrow/hold back and basket shows that the “seller’s market” conditions driving valuations continue to affect key deal terms as well. The average cap on … Continue reading

GF Data’s Graeme Frazier Interviewed in Source Media Roundtable

The No. 1 issue facing private equity firms and strategic buyers today is: Where are the deals? There are very few deals out there, and those that are in the market are overpriced or mediocre and may still be overpriced. … Continue reading

The Small Business Investor Alliance and GF Data Announce Partnership in 2014

Leading Lower Middle Market Investor Association and M&A Deal Data Provider to Provide Fresh Analysis on the Lower Middle Market   WASHINGTON — The Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA), the leading association for lower middle market private equity funds and … Continue reading

AM&AA 2014 Thought Leader of the Year Winner

CEO of GF Data Resources Managing Director of Fairmount Partners

PhillyDeals: Accolade for a big name in midsize business news

by Joseph N. DiStefano / The Philadelphia Inquirer
All the big business-news services – Reuters, Dow Jones, Bloomberg — got started by listing bond or stock prices for the investors of the day.

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Business Forum: Private equity firms aren’t meant to save jobs

Saturday, February 04, 2012 By Andrew T. Greenberg I work with private equity firms every day, as an investment banker and as head of a company that collects and publishes information on the transactions they complete.

Investment banker extols the value of private-equity sector

By Joseph N. DiStefano, Inquirer Staff Writer Corporate buyouts of underperforming companies – “private-equity investments,” as financiers prefer to call them – made Mitt Romney rich and launched him toward the presidency. So his Republican rivals, and President Obama, are … Continue reading

On The Left — Churchill Spotlight

by Randy Schwimmer, of Churchill Capital : published On the Left — Andrew T. Greenberg, CEO, GF Data Resources LLC is interviewed by Randy Schwimmer, of Churchill Capital, for their newsletter On the Left.

Pricing Gap Divides Mid-Market

by Graham Winfrey : published PEI Media — Mid-market private equity transactions in North America this year show a significant disparity in valuations for large and small businesses, due in part to increased availability of debt for larger deals, according … Continue reading