Europeans Find Mid-Market Buyers

Burns, Mairin
May 2003
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/5/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 18, p13
Trade Publication
With the initial public offering markets still in stasis, private equity firms have found their main exit strategies from investments blocked.That's putting a crimp in the private equity business.Plainly put, if investors can't see a way to realize the gains on their investments, they won't invest going forward in a private equity firm's funds.But a handful of firms in the European middle market have managed to defy the downturn and provide their investors with the returns they are looking for.


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