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Private equity pays record amount for deals in Q1 2021

Private equity pays record amount for deals in Q1 2021

A rush to acquire emboldened companies using cheap debt has increased purchase prices in a sellers’ market.

  • aprile 07, 2021
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Private equity pays record amount for deals in Q1 2021

While SPACs continue to pay big bucks, Brenda Rainey, managing director at Bain & Co., considers them as additional players in the deal market as opposed to competition to PE. “SPACs won’t displace PE deals; they are not always competing for the same players [targets],” she said.

To the extent investors can prepare for a possible market correction – be it inflation or tax changes that drives it – PE will prove to be resilient, Rainey said.

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