Uncovering pockets of value in the largest private equity market


The COVID-19 pandemic has ended a record long economic bull run in the US. While expansion was great for the economy and most businesses, it also posed challenges for private equity return generation – record dry powder, sky high valuations, increased competition for deals.

Though it was clear that reckoning was coming, it was unclear what form it would take. In this short video, our US buyout team explains what measures it took to counter these pro-cyclical forces and how our specialised strategy has positioned us well to navigate such an unprecedented macro situation to realize value over the long-term.

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