Prospecting for Private Equity Targets

The flood of cash has private equity investors surveying the full corporate landscape for buyout candidateswhere will they shop next?

For investors and companies who may wish to go private, the rise of private equity offers an array of allures. A leveraged buyout can represent a healthy premium for shareholders. Company executives can shed many of the regulatory burdens public companies bear. Top managers also typically enjoy richer paychecks in the private market.

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