VC investment in UK companies falls by a third

Venture capital investment into UK businesses falls by one third in final quarter of 2022, seeing the lowest level of investment since Q2 2020


First quarter investment in UK scale-ups hits £6.9bn

There were 745 deals completed in the first three months of 2022 but number of exits stall

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KPMG launches finance option for SMEs

KPMG has launched a new financing option for small and medium-sized businesses looking to raise debt finance up to £10 million.


KPMG forecasts gradual recovery for M&A in 2009

In its latest Global M&A Predictor, accountancy firm KPMG has forecast that deal activity will bottom out in the second or third quarter of the year, with the level of M&A gradually recovering in late 2009.


Building Society mergers “inevitable” says KPMG

A report by accountant KPMG out this week will warn that the downturn in the housing market is likely to lead to an increase in mergers among building societies, as bad debts from mortgages rise and profits fall.


KPMG predicts continuing M&A decline

The UK is set to echo a global decline in deal-making activity, predicts accountancy giant KPMG.