The Great Private Equity Comeback Is Complete

Aug 29 A U.S. lawsuit accusing private equity firms of conspiring not to outbid each other on companies they sought to buy now has one fewer defendant, after Thomas H. Lee Partners LP persuaded a federal judge on Thursday to dismiss the case against it. So to wrap up day 3: 3 contracts being written up on short sales, one REO offer submitted, 10 other REO's sent out for due diligence, and two appointments set with private investors. In March Bain & Co. estimated that unrealized investments for private equity funds swelled to $1.5 trillion by the end of the second quarter of 2010$663 billion for buyout funds alonea figure that Bain said approached 60% of total capital under PE fund management, the highest ratio in years.
Private Equity fills this void by being a source of patient capital supplemented with value creation by guidance and practical support. In the first half of 2009, nearly one third of all cross-border M&A deals involved the disposal of foreign firms to other firms (whether based in a host, home or third country). Since 1990, Corporate Private Equity has invested $67 billion in equity in 535 transactions and has generated nearly $66 billion in realized and unrealized gains. And, as they invest in private companies, it is difficult to examine the underlying investments.
It is also worth noting that the managers of private equity funds themselves will also invest in their own vehicles, typically providing between 1-5% of the overall capital. Gabriel Urwitz, chairman of the Swedish Venture Capital Association and founder of private equity firm Segulah, said Sweden risked creating one of the harshest tax regimes for private equity in the world.
He brings with him deep experience in leading and structuring private equity deals, having completed fourteen transactions across Business Services, Financial Services, Education and Industrials. The Fund will have Nigeria as its core geographic focus, but also will invest a portion of its capital in other countries in the sub-Saharan Africa region.
Top performers at accounting and law firms can also be recruiting grounds, as accounting and legal skills relate to transaction support work required to complete a deal and translate to advisory work for a portfolio company's management. Others mulling fresh fundraisings in the second half include Barclays Private Equity ID:nLDE64N0RG, Scandinavian buyout house EQT, mid-market buyout firm Palamon and French-focused house Astorg, people familiar with the situation say. I was excited to hear from one of my 1:1 coaching students, David Meier, may have raised over $250k in private money! These are the principal instruments you're likely to find in a fund portfolio.
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But then again, the Chinese opportunity is much largerbear in mind the more than 40,000 companies that private investors might access in China, relative to India's 10,000, as shown in Exhibit 2. By the end of 2006, investors in India sat on more than four years of dry powder. Again, PE firms can and do perform a useful purpose, just as investment banking performs a useful purpose. President Obama is not fulfilling his promises for jobs because the House blocks everything.