Business Valuation News

Building Value Newsletter Volume XI, Issue III

A Business Valuation Newsletter for Business Owners and the Professionals Who Advise Them

The Changing Face of Private Equity

Over the past few years, practitioners have seen an increase in requests to perform valuation assignments in connection with private equity funds. These requests include the valuation of interests in the companies that raise capital and manage these funds as well as the valuation of partnership interests in these funds. The purpose of these assignments can include estate tax,  gift  tax, bankruptcy and marital dissolution. In the past few years the dynamics of these funds have changed posing new challenges for the expert. This article will provide an overview of private equity and discuss these new dynamics.