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Buyout firms struggling to exit due to price gaps

Private Equity Wire

There are deals for struggling companies that urgently need capital, but there are fewer transactions targeting companies in the middle of those two extremes. He said: “There’s a bid/ask spread, and people just wait for better days. If they can wait, why would you want to put your average company up for sale right now?”

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Cathie Wood Just Bought the Dip on This Incredible Artificial Intelligence (AI) Growth Stock. Here's Why I Think That's a Smart Move

The Motley Fool

Some short-sellers view Palantir as a glorified government contractor, given its heavy reliance on public sector deal flow. Moreover, this latest downgrade from Jefferies wasn't the bank's first bearish call on Palantir.

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Rolling with the punches

Private Equity Wire

A new survey of investors and deal advisers conducted by Private Equity Wire found high asset prices were the number one challenge when considering tech firms. The last 12 months’ highs of stock prices are dropping, and equity fund managers are pressuring companies to accept bids at reasonable premiums,” he says.

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CPP Investments' Andrew Edgell on Private Debt's Next Stress Test

Pension Pulse

Right now, spreads and terms on new deal flow appear attractive, so lenders are being disciplined for the most part. Also, supply is cyclical and there will come a point where the bid-ask spread narrows and PE firms start to transact again.

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Axial’s 2023 Independent Sponsor Report: Summary & Analysis

Axial

In the second half of 2022, Axial launched The Winning LOI series, a bi-monthly publication that surfaces the winning bids of Axial-sourced transactions, with a focus on key deal terms, including financials, multiples, earn-out structures, and deal-specific diligence requirements. What changed all of a sudden?

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Bain Capital’s Harrington Takeover: OHA and BMO Pave the Way with $1bn Financing

Private Equity Insights

The combination of BMO’s broad investment banking platform and OHA’s private credit expertise has delivered enhanced deal flow and financing flexibility while adding value for borrowers and private equity sponsors. Source: CISION PR Newswire Source: Bain Capital Can’t stop reading?

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Warner Music Group (WMG) Q2 2024 Earnings Call Transcript

The Motley Fool

So, Robert, last quarter, you're obviously contemplating a bid, formal bid for Believe. So, I'd be curious to hear sort of why that deal fell apart. So, it's really -- it's basically about the deal flow if you really put it in business terms. Benjamin Black -- Deutsche Bank -- Analyst Hey, good morning. I have two.

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