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Truths and misconceptions surrounding private equity, dry powder and recovery

Truths and misconceptions surrounding private equity, dry powder and recovery

By Michael Gull, Executive Director, Business Development, MUFG Investor Services – As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to cut through our lives, the urgency of robust public assistance for businesses remains a matter of vital economic importance. And yet, since the earliest days of the crisis, certain critics have taken exception to the role of private equity in the recovery. 

PEWLIVE EUROPE

Sustainable companies allocated resources better during the crisis – PEWlive day two

Sustainable companies allocated resources better during the crisis – PEWlive day two

Being at the forefront of ESG today means fully integrating it into the investment process rather than viewing ESG as a ‘parallel process’, according to Elin Ljung, director of sustainability and communication at Nordic Capital, one of the most prominent private equity firms in the Nordic region.

WHITE PAPER

Private markets deal level DPI returns softening in response to weak market

Private markets deal level DPI returns softening in response to weak market

The latest CEPRES Private Capital Market Outlook shows how Q2 2020 M&A deal value in the US declined by 60 per cent quarter-on-quarter which also represents a 50 per cent decrease year-on-year. These developments in the US exit markets reflect the weak market and investor sentiment during Q2, most likely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

THE NEW NORMAL

“The oil price war and pandemic has brought unprecedented instability” – Q&A with Phillip A Gayle Jr, Andros Capital Partners

“The oil price war and pandemic has brought unprecedented instability” – Q&A with Phillip A Gayle Jr, Andros Capital Partners

Texas-based private investment firm Andros Capital Partners closed its energy-focused inaugural investment fund Andros Energy Capital at its USD250 million hard cap last week. Private Equity Wire caught up with founder Phillip A Gayle JR (pictured) to find out about current developments within the energy sector, where the opportunities are and his thoughts on the new normal.