TITLE

Into the Unknown

AUTHOR(S)
MacFadyen, Ken
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/23/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 40, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issues concerning the role of private equity firms in the merger and acquisition activities of companies in the U.S. It has been observed that few companies has expressed a belief that their girth alone will let them avoid a financial sponsor. Jim Leech, senior vice president at Teachers' Private Capital, projected that there will be at least a few instances of hostile takeovers.
ACCESSION #
22856433

 

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