5 Labor Land Mines For PE Deal-Makers To Avoid

Law360, New York (February 25, 2014, 8:49 PM EST) -- Being aware of labor- and employment-related pitfalls is a must for private equity firms seeking to acquire all or part of a company and flip that investment for a profit down the line, lawyers say, citing hidden wage-and-hour liabilities and four other workforce-related risks that can take a bite out of the bottom line.

Taking a hands-on role in steering a portfolio company toward the shores of profitability may be an attractive option for private equity buyers that see their management savvy as a way to...
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