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PwC alternatives PwC alternatives
This quarterly publication, written for hedge fund and private equity fund industry provides current issues to assist fund advisors.
Private company exit strategies: Finding the right buyer
In this second installment of our exit strategies series, we focus on your business through the eyes of a potential buyer. Knowing the goals of each type of buyer will help you identify the buyer and deal structure that present the best match for your personal goals and/or the one that will more likely place a higher value on your business. This installment takes you through various deal alternatives, the pros and cons of each, and why you—or a buyer—may have a preference.

2008 US aerospace & defense M&A insights
This report offers deep insights on the changing A&D industry and highlights the key trends likely to drive deal activity in the next six to 12 months.

Flying high: Aerospace and defence M&A
A review of M&A activity and key trends within the global A&D sector by PwC transaction services. The key observations that we explore in this paper are: Transatlantic money flows set to resume, outsourcing by the platform and engine primes; smart tier 2/3 suppliers using M&A to gain scale and scope; reacquisition of key technologies by leading companies; and private equity participating actively

Do you speak IFRS? Why the new accounting language matters for private equity investors
With a substantial portion of the world committed to using IFRS, US private equity funds that operate globally can no longer afford to ignore its impact. Differences between IFRS and US GAAP treatments will affect deal structuring, due diligence and post-acquisition analysis.

MoneyTree survey
The MoneyTree survey is a quarterly study of venture capital investment activity in the US. PwC and the National Venture Capital Association collaborate on the report which is based upon data from Thomson Financial.

The case for developing better divestiture practices in a hot M&A market
To win on the exit and the acquisition, and avoid mistakes that diminish the value of sell side deals, you'll need to become a prepared seller with a more disciplined framework. This is especially true when a sophisticated buyer, such as another private equity firm, hedge fund or industry leader, is sitting on the other side of the negotiating table. This issue of TS insight discusses the benefits of preplanning and enhancing the divestiture process.

Transaction services publication listing
PwC's transaction services provides in-depth insights on critical M&A issues gleaned from advising many of the world's leading corporation and private equity firms.