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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Why Doesn’t Private Equity Like Staffing?

The truth of the matter is that there are not a whole lot of private equity firms that make investments in the staffing industry.  As you can see in the chart below, there have been only about 17 PE firms making staffing deals over the last few years.  (Data is from CapitalIQ.)  The most active […]

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Private Equity breaks out the Picks and Shovels

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.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Private Equity Exits were down in 2011. PEGs are holding investments longer.

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”.

Friday, May 21, 2010

PEGs bring new life (and capital) to Commercial Lenders

Two commercial finance companies focused on lending to small and middle-market companies received new capital investment from private equity firms in May.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Recapitalization: When does it make sense for your business?

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.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

SBICs in New England

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.