Tuesday, January 02, 2007

How Private Equity Firms are Adapting to a Changing Marketplace

From Capital Eyes a Bank of America Business Capital bi-monthly e-newsletter on leveraged finance:

With massive deals continuing to make headlines and industry stalwarts claiming to have never seen so much liquidity and capital available, there is little doubt about the current strength of the private equity market. Limited partners are awash in cash to invest, and most private equity partnerships are upsizing their funds. Interest rates are holding. The overall economy is relatively stable, and the market's current appetite for leverage remains healthy. But that doesn't necessarily mean days of wine and roses for private equity firms.

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