It wasn’t too long ago, Private Equity firms could purchase a company, do ”financial” engineering, and sell the asset for a nice profit in a relatively short time frame. It provided a nice quick return on their investment.
Well, times have changed. Although many firms would like to sell, they are finding that adequate liquidity does not exist. This presents a conundrum for investors. The traditional method won’t work in these economically uncertain times. Maybe it’s time for a new approach. Continue reading