Dechert LLP, in partnership with Mergermarket, has released their sixth annual Global Private Equity Outlook report.
The report reveals that despite a challenging year marked by rising interest rates and slower growth, successful private equity firms are adapting to the changing environment. Based on responses from senior executives within PE firms in North America, EMEA and APAC, the key findings include that:
94 percent are likely to pursue take-private transactions, a significant shift from 2022, when only 13 percent of GPs expressed firm intentions of pursuing take-privates.
59 percent intend to make a GP-stake divestiture over the next 24 months, with growth as the primary motivational factor.
50 percent view GP-le