Vultures Nowhere in Sight

MacFadyen, Ken
October 2010
High Yield Report;10/11/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 41, p7
The article examines the lack of activity in the buyout market. J. Scott Victor, a founding partner and managing director of investment bank SSG Capital Advisors, pointed out that seasoned funds are holding back from the market, with some facing trouble after paying too much for assets. One market player pointed out the difficulty in purchasing distressed assets and claimed that 80% of current transactions involve realizations.


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