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Our insights page provides a portal for CIL’s latest thinking and perspectives on growing markets, changing business trends and the economy.
Mid-Market M&A Pulse Check 2022
There’s no doubt that 2021 was a record year for private equity, with investors charging out of the gate off the back of COVID. To date, this year seems to be trading in the same direction, with most of our respondents reporting a busy market, and expecting it to stay relatively busy throughout the next 12 months.Read more here
CIL’s Consumer practice recently attended Pet Care Innovation Europe 2023 in Berlin, engaging with a diverse mix of investors, advisors, and innovat...
The future of pet care: insights from Pet Care Innovation Europe Read more here
CIL recently surveyed ~150 education agents to understand the outlook for international students in UK higher education. Overall sentiment remains pos...
Sector snapshot: international student demand Read more here
CIL’s James de La Salle recently joined attendees at ISH Frankfurt, Europe’s leading HVAC trade fair. Here he walks us
ISH Frankfurt: Solutions for a Sustainable Future Read more here
Despite global market uncertainty, international expansion remains an important growth strategy for many. However, successful execution is not based o...
Going global Read more here
CIL’s latest quarterly Consumer Confidence Index is a clear reflection of the increasingly tough macroeconomic backdrop facing the UK population. Th...
Consumer Confidence Index: Winter 2022 Read more here
CIL recently surveyed 100 nursery operators to understand the key market trends affecting the early years sector. Despite a challenging macro environm...
Sector snapshot: Nursery operators Read more here
The cloud services market presents a clear opportunity for managed service providers to profitably serve customers in both the private and public clou...
Head in the Clouds Read more here
Buy & build is a favoured investment strategy for many, but it can be hard to know which sectors will deliver maximum returns. CIL’s Buy & Build Opp...
European Buy & Build Opportunity Index Read more here
The supply and demand imbalance playing out across UK healthcare is delaying both diagnosis and treatment for many conditions, creating significant is...
NHS Supply & Demand: Closing the Gap Read more here