No more Mr Nasty guy

Sponsors of aggressively structured buy-outs might be tempted to cut their losses and run before the economic slump gets much worse. But, in many cases, it’s in private equity’s interest to play nice — and the signs so far are encouraging.

  • 26 Nov 2008

Private equity sponsors have so been playing ball with investors in their leveraged portfolios. Just this week, for instance, CVC announced it had injected $445m equity into PBL Media, the Australian media group.

If the economic downturn gets worse, though, sponsors could start taking some hard nosed decisions.

Paradoxically, ...

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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 3,319 10 12.84
2 Citi 2,562 6 9.92
3 Goldman Sachs 2,150 3 8.32
4 Credit Suisse 1,822 6 7.05
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1 Citi 41,255.30 117 12.99%
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4 JPMorgan 20,969.41 64 6.60%
5 Credit Suisse 16,754.47 44 5.28%