The Private Equity Landscape – Redefined!

This year, the C-19 pandemic has pressed pause on much of the global economy and markets, including the Private Equity funding landscape and deal-making. With recovery slowly emerging on the horizon, some excellent buyout opportunities for PE firms arise. Existing businesses and new ventures are adapting to the new normal, recognising more and more opportunities in the current crisis, and so investors’ optimism regarding long-term returns is increasing.
 
More PE firms are resuming their deal making, however, what they’re looking for and their attitudes may be different. This is an opportunity for business founders as well, where investors may prefer to have more say in the business, focusing on providing advice, getting involved in contingency planning, or paying more attention to a viable exit strategy.
 
How we operate, including forming and managing the investor relationships and process of capital raising is likely to experience permanent changes, reshuffling its priorities around different industries’ valuation figures, confidence in returns, and growth strategies. Strategic partnerships and acquisitions are likely to become vital in capturing market share, and if your company has not considered them before, now it may be the time when your investors will expect that.
 
Get in touch with us at KapVista to strategise your next move.
Daniel Hallawi - CEO at Kapvista

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