TITLE

Looking for the Sweet Spot

AUTHOR(S)
McGee, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;6/26/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 25, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites that increasing valuations and frenetic competition for deal flow are blunting opportunities for mid-market private deals in the U.S. Companies with a market value of $ 1 billion or less are identified as the remaining opportunity-rich sector in the private equity market. The author suggests that general partners must be able to identify promising deal and negotiate an attractive price to become successful in mid-market private equity deals. INSET: The Intangibles Niche.
ACCESSION #
21387210

 

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