PE Firms Take Riskier Bets on Merchant Power

Terzo, Gerelyn
July 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;7/3/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 26, p9
Trade Publication
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.


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