Analysis of the key themes driving private equity deal activity reveals that environmental sustainability accounted for 2 automotive deals announced in Q2 2023, worth a total value of $79.5m. The $75m investment by Gravity Private Equity and PCH Capital Partners in KONEC was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. Environmental sustainability is a priority in most of the industries today including automotive. GlobalData’s ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Top Trends by Sector – Thematic Research report assesses the impact of ESG by identifying key trends, company filings, and hiring pattern across 16 key sectors. Buy the report here.

In value terms, environmental sustainability-related deal activity decreased by 100% in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $15.3bn. Related deal volume decreased by 33% in Q2 2023 versus the previous quarter.

The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these private equity deals in Q2 2023 were Cameron Barney; Fladgate; Hengeler Mueller Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwalten mbB 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 Acquisition, Asset transactions and Mergers.