Private equity: Current issues and emerging opportunities

July 2013
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Private equity: Current issues and emerging opportunities

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The private equity (PE) industry continues to experience changes in the regulatory environment, tax laws, environmental sustainability, and leveraged purchasing. The topics discussed originate with PwC’s experience in working with PE clients and the concerns of CFOs of PE firms.

In the aftermath of the global economic downturn, the private equity (PE) industry continues to experience changes in the regulatory environment, tax laws, environmental sustainability, and leveraged purchasing.

This paper explores the issues of ongoing concern to PE firms as well as emerging opportunities for the industry.

The hot topics highlighted are based on PwC’s experience in working with PE clients and the areas of focus and the concerns expressed by CFOs of PE firms in roundtables we have hosted in major US markets throughout the past year.