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A major investor in US retail property, real estate investment firm Taurus, is selling its portfolio and ceasing new investments. Co-founder of Taurus, Peter Merrigan, spoke with Privcap about lack of demand for many malls, the Amazon effect, the rise of logistics properties, and why he’s still bullish about malls in emerging markets.
Private equity firms increasingly are investing in healthcare businesses, many of them physician practices – with doctors at the core of operations. How should doctors assess the economics of such deals? What will be the impact on care? What questions should they ask of financial partners who propose to invest in or acquire these practices?…
Institutional investors increasingly are focused not only on the returns generated by private equity managers, but on the soundness of the firm’s infrastructure. With each passing day, it seems that the legal, regulatory and competitive environment in which private capital firms do business becomes more complex, thereby elevating the risks faced even by firms…
Andrea Auerbach, Global Head of Private Investments for Cambridge Associates, discusses the current state of the private equity market, including the surge in distributions back to LPs, and the performance of the largest private equity funds, which is beginning to mirror the average performance of the stock market. Interviewed by David Snow, CEO of Privcap…
Two healthcare business experts from RSM discuss important disruption trends that will leave many legacy companies in the same position that Blockbuster’s video-rental business found itself as Netflix grew in popularity. Patients increasingly expect the same types of experiences in healthcare that they receive in consumer businesses. Please download the RSM healthcare M&A e-book here
Marc Leder, co-founder of Sun Capital Partners, discusses one of his favorite deals – the brisk turnaround of Raybestos Powertrain, a supplier of parts to the automotive industry that was facing liquidation. An unexpected price rise saw Leder fielding worried phone calls from top car executives.