Private equity's future is bright (if we want it to be)

Need to appreciate benefits and challenges

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Neil Debenham of Fintrex
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Neil Debenham of Fintrex

Private equity is trending in the news, but not for all the right reasons.

2021 is being positioned as a record-breaking year, with 13 public-to-private deals having been struck, totaling nearly $31bn in value - already double the total number of deals that took place in 2020. Not bad for an economy that is cautiously adjusting to an ambivalent environment. Surely, this should be celebrated as a triumph for the UK as it redefines itself globally post-pandemic, and post-Brexit? Apparently not, it seems. The private equity sector is under fire. The gap in the market left by growing private equity funds Media outlets are scrutinising the so-called ...

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