Moonfare CEO Steffen Pauls talks about various ways that private equity can overcome and in some cases take advantage of a broad-based economic downturn.
Fears of a pending recession have gripped investors this year. A combination of rising interest rates, inflation and stumbling economic activity have fed concerns that a downturn could be imminent, with the steep fall in public equity markets a stark demonstration of sentiment. And while private equity as an asset class has shown some resilience to economic shocks in the past, worries persist about the correction in multiples and potential valuation haircuts. But what are the opportunities in this environment?
Earlier this week, our CEO Steffen Pauls hosted a webinar to discuss the various ways that PE can overcome and in some cases take advantage of a broad-based economic downturn. He also looked back on his private equity career through the lens of previous recessions, and took time to answer questions from our audience.
Key points covered included:
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