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By Christopher Holloway
The state of global private equity in 2020 is complex, mainly due to economic activity drastically contracting since the second quarter. Many businesses are on the brink of collapse. In these extraordinary times, what are the main challenges that private equity funds face?
By Natasha Ketabchi
Raising money as a new private equity fund manager can be a daunting task. Breaking down the tasks into a checklist is an effective way of building a compelling and consistent investment strategy.
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For investors fed up with private equity management fees on uncommitted capital, the independent sponsor model might be the answer. Pierre-Alexandre Heurtebize demystifies the growing model, analyzing the pros and cons from the perspective of investors as well as investee companies.
By Pierre-Alexandre Heurtebize
How can PE funds effectively deploy $1.5 trillion in dry powder? One solution: outsource certain types of work to high-quality freelance private equity consultants. Consultants can enhance a PE team’s firepower both internally and externally.
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Family Offices are becoming increasingly popular and prominent in investment circles. Their rise is due to changing economic conditions and the increased flexibility and control that families wish to exert with their capital.
By Greg Barasia, CFA
Fully leveraged buyouts are among the most mythical and highly touted transactions on Wall Street. Yet, their success is predicated on successful comprehension of a business’s potential and the ability to negotiate the right terms for a deal.
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