PE, IRR Back in the Hot Seat

September 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;9/6/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 36, p9
This section offers news briefs on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as of September 2010. A report, titled "Private Equity, Public Loss," authored by Peter Morris has focused on familiar targets like the use of internal rate of return (IRR) as the metric of choice when measuring private equity fund performance. Several executives of GDC Acquisitions LLC have been arrested on conspiracy charges. An online community for M&A participants, called PE-Nexus, has been launched by a group of former bankers.


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