The coronavirus has decimated global markets in recent weeks. And with PE funds competing to complete deals last year at record high valuations, the big question now is how managers navigate the threats of recession over the coming period. Many will be asking themselves: ‘How far might valuation multiples fall in this current climate and do we have the right risk protection in place for our portfolios?’
Surveys & research
A third of businesses lack the tech infrastructure to manage long-term remote working, says Leonne International
New data reveals that 33 per cent of UK businesses say they lack the technology infrastructure to manage long-term remote working during the Covid-19 crisis.
Over half of large and medium sized businesses (55 per cent) expect a substantial revenue drop this year due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
As the global economy is entering a recession following the global coronavirus pandemic, business activity grinds toward a halt worldwide. What will this mean for the health of GPs' portfolios and how can the risks be managed in an effective way?
PEF Services, a fund administrator for Alternative Investment Managers, today has released a new white paper entitled “Distribution Waterfalls: The Definitive Guide for Limited Partners.”
Zinnov, a global management and strategy consulting firm, released a comprehensive study titled, "Private Equity Investments in the Enterprise Software space".
Global dealmakers expect M&A activity to increase despite potential economic downturn, says new White & Case survey
Global law firm White & Case LLP today released the results of its Global M&A Sentiment Tracker, a global survey of 800 senior M&A executives in a wide variety of sectors. The survey was conducted in the US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America in the fourth quarter of 2019 (before the beginning of the coronavirus crisis).
Low interest rates and favourable debt markets have made it easier for private equity firms to pick up market-leading IT businesses, according to the. latest IT & Business Services M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, an international technology mergers and acquisitions adviser.
With private equity set to further blossom over the next decade and continue its AUM expansion, it will become incumbent upon industry leaders to explore new ways to deliver growth in their firms’ portfolios.
The latest Healthtech M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, an international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals that boom times are back in healthtech M&A, along with a rapidly increasing appetite to apply Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve many of medicine’s pressing problems.