unquote" data is the database behind the market-leading private equity journal unquote" and is the number one source of private equity deals data.
unquote" data specialises only on the private equity industry and covers deals of all sizes and types - ensuring you get the most meaningful and relevant data available. The database is completely web-based and covers the full private equity market cycle - fundraising, deal making & returns generation. With data from 1990 onwards, it is the longest running European database, making it the most comprehensive available.
The Alternative Assets Division of Incisive Media has been collecting in-depth, verified data on European private equity backed transactions since it was formed (originally as Initiative Europe Ltd) in mid 1988. Initially, this activity focused on Europe's burgeoning market for management buyouts, though data on other types of deals began to be fed into unquote'' data in the early 1990s (for UK transactions);data surrounding non-buyout deals in Continental Europe has been added to the database since the mid 90s.
Direct contact between our editors/researchers and private equity deal-doers, advisers, fundraisers and institutional investors is at the heart of the division's research methodology. The strong relationships that this direct contact has enabled us to build has ensured a high-quality flow of qualitative information in the Division's databases and published products.
The Alternative Asset Division has acquired an unrivalled reputation for quality and integrity, providing the following publications, events, data and consultancy services :