Cyber threats have emerged as significant business risks. Increasing attention is being paid to the effect on M&A transactions of cybersecurity regulations and standards.

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Private equity firms have had some success structuring financings to address limitations imposed by the Interagency Guidance on Leveraged Lending that was issued in spring 2013.

Our guest columnists from PricewaterhouseCoopers explain the concept of working capital, which is often misunderstood in the context of a purchase price adjustment mechanism in an acquisition agreement.

  • Peter Ayoub
  • Melanie Fry
  • Andrea Bryson

Effective from April 6, 2015, new rules in the UK seek to tax “disguised investment management fees” as ordinary income. The trick is to know a disguised management fee when you see one.

Last year, like 2013 before it, continued to see financial buyers make significant investments in the U.S. insurance space.

The implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in Europe has significant implications for U.S. and other non-European fund managers wishing to access European capital. True "reverse solicitations" may simplify marketing in some limited circumstances.

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The Private Equity Report

Spring 2015
Vol. 15, Number 1
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