Paul Weiss Discusses New Trends in Private Equity Transactions

The private equity market is more competitive than ever.  Target company multiples have skyrocketed due to both a robust strategic acquisition market, and stiff competition from PE buyers as they vie with one another to deploy $1 trillion in dry powder that remains from the $3 trillion raised in the past five years.[1]  As traditional investment strategies become more challenging, PE firms are adopting innovative strategies to adapt.

In this issue of the Private Equity Digest, we look at four methods PE firms have used to adapt to the current competitive environment – (i) engaging in more buy-and-build approaches … Read more