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Watch for More SWFs to Buy Stakes in Venerable LBO Shops

Sep 25, 2012 8:28:25 PM / by Robert Ientile posted in LBO, Private Equity Market, sovereign wealth funds, V2


The past week has seen two transactions come to light where sovereign wealth funds have taken minority stakes in the holding companies of large leveraged buyout shops. At both buyout shops targeted by the sovereign wealth funds, the performance of current investment vehicles has been patchier than the blemish-free returns of their previous ones. 

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