Our 2023 SRS Acquiom M&A Deal Terms Study analyzes more than 2,100 private-target M&A transactions valued at more than $460 billion that closed between 2017 and 2022.

Find out how selected deal terms from the 2023 SRS Acquiom M&A Deal Terms Study compare when a private equity buyer (a PE fund directly acquiring a target company) or a private equity-backed buyer (PE portfolio company) is on the buy-side. Learn more about how financial buyers structure their bids to succeed against other buyers, such as with fewer and smaller earnouts.

Deal trend topics include:

  • Closing Considerations
  • Earnouts (excluding Life Sciences deals), Earnout metrics, and Earnout “Efforts Language and Operational Covenants
  • Purchase Price Adjustments (PPA), PPA Separate Escrows, and PPA Accounting Methodology
  • Survival (or not) of Seller’s General Reps and Warranties
  • Usage of Reps and Warranties Insurance
  • Deal & General Indemnification Escrows

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