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The Tide is High, But We’re Holding On

After being buffeted by two COVID-19 shocked quarters in the middle of 2020, middle-market M&A managed to ride the wave in the fourth quarter, closing with a burst of productive activity, according to GF Data’s

Next Year to Bring New Ways for New Deals

Despite the ongoing economic uncertainty from the pandemic, many private equity professionals are optimistic about the outlook for 2021 and are looking to alternative merger and acquisition methods to navigate the crisis and pursue new

KKR Sees “The New Normal”

KKR has released a new report titled “The New Normal” which explores the long-term implications of COVID-19 on cities and consumer trends. “Following a decade of relative prosperity, overlapping calamities in 2020 have brought economic

Now We Know Some Stuff

By Andy Greenberg, CEO GF Data and Greenberg Variations Capital Back in April, I wrote a commentary titled “Nobody Knows Anything” that described the immediate challenges facing the M&A industry in the wake of a

The Deals Done – and Not Done

GF Data’s just-released report for the second quarter of 2020 provides a clear view of the M&A marketplace in the months following the onset of Covid-19: Virtually no change in valuations, dramatically reduced volume and

Do Reps and Warranties Insurers Pay Claims?

Law firm Lowenstein Sandler has just published a report, Getting Paid: A Look at Representations & Warranties Insurance, that explores whether insurances companies actually pay reps and warranties (R&W) claims. According to Lowenstein Sandler the

PE Actively Supporting Portfolio Companies

According to a new report from Lincoln International, as the initial shockwaves of the global pandemic subside, both middle market private equity firms and lenders have proven supportive as portfolio companies navigated the financial challenges

Pets a Good Bet

According to a new study by Katten, pet owners’ love for their animals, along with the impact of COVID-19, are among the reasons decision-makers feel bullish about the future of private equity and animal care.

Private Equity Looking Harder at Legal Spend

Private equity firms spend millions of dollars each year on legal services and increasingly are taking a closer look at this expense category according to a new study by Apperio entitled “Rocketing Scrutiny, Eroding Trust

PE Weathering COVID-19

According to a new study by Willis Towers Watson (WTW), private equity-owned companies appear to be weathering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across multiple sectors and geographies. According to WTW, despite the subdued operating

Datasite: AI to Speed Up M&A

According to Datasite, over the next five years new technologies, including artificial intelligence, will transform the mergers and acquisitions process by decreasing the time it takes to perform due diligence to less than a month

Despite Headwinds, Packaging Industry Faces Pockets of Growth

A recent survey by L.E.K. Consulting, conducted just before the economic dimension of the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, shows that nearly 50% of consumer packaged goods (CPG) brand owners expect to boost their spending on

DOL Action Expands 401k Access to Private Equity

Last week, the Department of Labor provided an information letter to confirm that companies with 401(k) plans can now offer private equity options to their employees. Presently, 401(k) plan fiduciaries do not provide plan participants

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