Category: Private equity

Private Equity Lands Billion-Dollar Backdoor Hospital Bailout

Private Equity Lands Billion-Dollar Backdoor Hospital Bailout

Ridiculous how PE pumps debt into a company and only uses dry powder for new companies rather than supporting the companies they layered in debt. Private Equity Lands Billion-Dollar Backdoor Hospital Bailout [“https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-06-02/private-equity-lands-billion-dollar-backdoor-hospital-bailout”]

Beware the private equity echo chamber

Beware the private equity echo chamber

This article raises 3 key issues related to private equity – 1) when there is a failed IPO do the PEs mark down the private valuation on the assumption that failed IPO implies that private value is too high?, 2) what is the process to ensure private sales and/or swaps are properly valued and arm’s …

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