With private equity firms sitting on record levels of dry powder, opportunities for PE investment and dealmaking still abound. Yet complexities surrounding valuation, due diligence and financing are at an all-time high. Hosted by members of Dechert’s Private Equity practice, Committed Capital explores current issues and trends affecting PE globally, featuring conversations with leaders from across the industry.
Managing Cybersecurity Risk in Private Equity Transactions: Investing in the Modern Age
With cyberattacks increasing dramatically in both frequency and sophistication over the past year, cybersecurity preparedness has become more important than ever for private equity investors, and expected by PE investors’ limited partners. In this...
Sidecar: The Corporate Transparency Act – Will My Business Be Affected?
Committed Capital Sidecar is our new, bite-sized feature which quickly covers a key development affecting the private equity industry.In this inaugural Sidecar episode, partners from Dechert’s global private equity practice discuss the administrative...
A Strong Recovery? PE Life Sciences and Healthcare Investment Opportunities in 2021
How did PE investments in life sciences and healthcare fare in 2020, and what do this year and future years have in store for those sectors? In this episode, Dechert's Robert Darwin and senior PE leaders with experience at Blue Ox Healthcare, Mid Europa...
SPACs, Election Impact and Industry Resilience: 2021 Global Private Equity Outlook
After a surprising surge in Q3 2020, will private equity buyout activity remain strong in 2021? In this special episode, industry leaders from First Atlantic, H.I.G. Capital and One Equity Partners offer their perspectives on findings from Dechert and...
The Market for Private Equity Financing
How is the PE industry approaching deal financing in the current environment? In this episode, Dechert and guests from Ares Management, KKR and Vista Credit Partners discuss the latest trends shaping the market, including bank and non-bank lender reactions to COVID, fund portability, the finance landscape for tech and other noteworthy sectors, and where the market may be headed next.
Getting Deals Done in the Current Environment
What does it take to get deals done in the current environment? Dechert breaks it down, along with guest speakers from Cerberus Capital Management, First Atlantic Capital, and Blackstone. We discuss what types of deals took place in the early stages of...