TITLE

PE Firms Take Riskier Bets on Merchant Power

AUTHOR(S)
Terzo, Gerelyn
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;7/3/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 26, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that some private equity firms are pushing ahead into riskier investments. After the collapse of Enron Corp. in 2001, private equity firms have crowded the energy sector particularly the unregulated utilities. The San Francisco, California-based Hellman and Friedman is placing its $3.5 billion general fund to work on such areas as power and financial services.
ACCESSION #
21558028

 

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