Back to School: High multiples, lack of quality assets to bedevil PE in 2018: survey

private equity, Dave Goodsell, Natixis
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High transaction multiples and a lack of quality assets in the market are the most significant challenges facing PE this year, a PitchBook survey shows. The research firm in October and November collected forecasts for 2018 from dozens of dealmakers. Access to ...

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