With rising valuations driven by a bull market and competition from strategic buyers, private equity firms are increasingly rolling up their sleeves and digging into deals that will require a little more effort in order to achieve their target returns.
A recent study by Pitchbook and Grant Thornton has discovered that Private Equity groups are holding on to their investments for longer, 4.8 years is the median “hold” time as discussed in “Private Equity Exits Report: 2012 Annual Edition”.
Two commercial finance companies focused on lending to small and middle-market companies received new capital investment from private equity firms in May.
For a business to “recapitalize” there must be some transaction where new capital comes into the business. Businesses recapitalize for many different reasons, including liquidity for shareholders, expansion capital, or repayment of debt.
A complete list of the licensed SBICs in New England, updated in April 2010, including contact information, web address and a description of the types of investments made by the firm.