PE Overhang Hits All Time High

Marino, Jonathan
June 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;6/8/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 23, p22
The article reports that a study by The Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors and Pitchbook Data, has found that private equity fundraising overhang in 2009 has reached 400 billion U.S. dollars. It relates the impact of the capital overhang on the buying power of private equity (PE) firms. It explains how the capital overhang increased by more than 140 billion U.S. dollars. Experts are expecting PE firms to enjoy buying opportunities at the fourth quarter of 2009.


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