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Private Equity Trends in 2012

Posted by Noam Noked, co-editor, HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, on Thursday January 31, 2013 at 9:26 am
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Editor’s Note: The following post comes to us from Douglas P. Warner, senior member of the Private Equity practice and head of the Hedge Fund practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP. This post is based on a Weil Gotshal client alert by Mr. Warner and Michael Weisser.

We wish we could tell you something fascinating about what happened to the private equity industry in 2012. But it was just not that kind of year. Private equity deal volume was flat compared with 2011. New funds continued to be raised at a modest pace. There were no particularly interesting new developments in the deal market.

However, private equity, despite the challenges facing the industry and the harsh spotlight put on it by the presidential campaign, continued to thrive. This post looks back on some of the trends that we saw in the industry in 2012 and some predictions as to what awaits it in 2013 and beyond.

Trends in 2012

Some of the trends that we saw in the private equity industry in 2012 included:

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