Equipment Rental Market Newsletter, June 2018

Alex John | Jun 2018

Equipment Rental Market Newsletter, June 2018

Global Equipment Rental sector bolstered by nearly 80 M&A transactions since the start of 2017

The global equipment rental market has seen a large uptick in deal activity, with 79 transactions announced since the beginning of 2017. Our latest findings show that the equipment rental market is continuing to gather pace, with deal numbers in 2017 outstripping 2016 by 65%, at 61 compared to 37. This momentum has continued into 2018, where 18 deals have been completed to date.

In this issue, we are delighted to present our inaugural Livingstone ‘Top 50’ Equipment Rental Hotlist. The list showcases the most successful rental companies operating in the UK, and demonstrates the wealth of growing, profitable businesses in the sector. The UK leads the world in terms of rental market maturity and innovation, and hence it is a sector we like from an M&A perspective.

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Modular buildings specialist, PCS Modulsystem, has been acquired by Part Group

Livingstone’s Business Services sector team has advised PCS Modulsystem on its sale to Part Group. The transaction is a perfect match for these two specialists in modular buildings, and an example of Livingstone’s deep sector knowledge of, and established network of entrepreneurs, in flexible building solutions.
Business Services
Nov 2017

The global equipment rental market – well-poised for continued growth

Harsha Wickremasinghe looks at some of the key trends and drivers in the global equipment rental market and analyses a selection of deals that have occurred across the globe so far in 2017.
Aug 2017

Equipment Rental Market Newsletter, January 2017

In 2015 the European Rental Association estimated that the Equipment Rental Market grew by 1.5% to £5.7bn. This newsletter looks at the market performance in 2016 and the outlook for 2017.
Jan 2017