Business cycle and resilience in private equity

Business cycle and resilience in private equity

With the increasing risk of a recessionary market environment, many investors are asking themselves what impact economic cycles have on the private equity industry.

Using proprietary data, Prof. Dr. Reiner Braun and Alexander J├╝rgens, equation, investigate the effects of economic cycles on the value creation of private equity-owned companies compared to listed benchmark portfolios. In doing so, they also shed light on the role of private equity investors as a source of financing in times of crisis.

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