Inflexible pricing and cookie-cutter deal structures continue to frustrate mid-market GPs.
Private equity is having second thoughts about a sector that has been battered.
An avalanche of deals began 2012, but the pace soon turned glacial in a normally reliable region.
The sector has damaged reputations, but its sheer size keeps GPs coming back for more.
LPs grumble about GP terms; GPs moan about LP investment processes. Real Deals looks at both sides.
The region’s promise has largely been ignored due to easier wins further afield.
With plenty of deal flow in 2012, this non-discretionary sector is as alluring as ever.
As European governments look to slash costs,
expert providers can cash in.
Deal flow has crashed and the president is making all the wrong noises –
how worried should GPs be?
A constant stream of regulation is ensuring this sector remains in flux.
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