PE Firms Face Pressure To Shake Off Recession In 2013

Law360, New York (January 01, 2013, 4:19 PM ET) -- Private equity firms in 2013 will reshape themselves to win over cautious investors, delving deeper into alternative assets and narrowing their focuses to certain specialties, as they are forced back into the fundraising ring with investors who are seeking more than a traditional buyout firm, experts say.

The shadow cast over the global economy nearly a half-decade ago is lifting, and though uncertainty still lingers, funds' investment windows are closing and pressure will continue to mount on firms that slowed down their activity in the hope...
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