Private Equity Fund Exposure and Protection
contains the thoughts of leading lawyers on weighing investment risks, structuring prudent M&A transactions, and preparing for increased government involvement. It provides strategies for identifying and minimizing risks in private equity fund formations, portfolio company transactions, and merger and acquisition deals.
Partners and chairs from some of the nation's leading law firms offer insights into the risks that private equity funds and fund managers face, the legal or contractual obligations of funds and managers with respect to these risks, and the measures that can be taken to reduce them. The authors offer their advice for:
• Assisting clients in limiting liability
• Performing thorough due diligence
• Making wise acquisitions
• Timing exits
• Preventing losses during a distressed economic period