Tag Archives | private equity; financing; mergers and acquisitions; chemicals

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Stage set for a private equity golden age

Financing markets have loosened up considerably, setting the stage for another golden age for private equity. Aside from the low interest rates, we are seeing looser terms on debt that were a feature of the the peak in private equity mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2007. Chinh Chu, senior managing director of US-based private […]

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Sponsor-to-sponsor deals to proliferate

Get ready to see more private equity firms selling chemical assets to other private equity firms to other private equity firms. These so-called sponsor-to-sponsor deals will become more prevalent based on several factors. First, many financial buyers are seeking to exit investments made during the private equity boom in the 2000s through 2008. The typical holding […]

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