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Are PE Firms 'Going Public' Once Again? The Deal's M&A Outlook

Jonathan Marino
Tatjana Kulkarni
9/23/14 5:10 PM EDT
All of a sudden, private equity firms are pushing public market deals again. After a Goldman Sachs report emerged last week, suggesting public-to-private transactions are getting hammered by a more cautious PE scene, news broke this week of several deals where private equity firms found assets on public markets that were not, in fact, overpriced. PE firms are back in the game, however, with separate deals reportedly being made by Silver Lake but also by Symphony Technology Group. The Deal's Tatjana Kulkarni and Jonathan Marino talk about the M&A market, and how it applies to PE.
Stock quotes in this video: SFLY, MHFI

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