Private equity

Clark, Ian; Bacon, Nicolas; Wright, Mike
August 2008
People Management;8/21/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p18
This article presents a debate on the effects of private equity buy-outs on employment in Great Britain. Ian Clark, senior lecturer at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, argues that private equity now controls a large part of the British economy, which is bad news for workers. But Nicolas Bacon, professor of human resources management, states that effects of private equity buy-outs in employment vary according to economic conditions. INSET: The 'take private' business model.


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