Aug 7, 2017

Private Equity’s Impact on Mergers & Acquisitions

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A correlate of the notably significant global increase in the volume and value of merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions since the 1990s has been the marked increase in related private equity (PE) purchases. Although initially dominated by industry or sector focused enterprises pursuing expansion, diversification or regeneration, private equity purchases are a significant part of the M&A industry. Private equity firms and industrial or trade enterprises are the two primary types of acquirers involved in M&A. However, both maintain different approaches toward ownership based on distinct goals which affect how a transaction may unfold and what may happen after a… Read more