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4 Ways The PE Biz Is Evolving And How Attys Can Keep Up

By Benjamin Horney (August 9, 2019, 6:43 PM EDT) -- As the private equity industry faces a potential economic downturn, competition from family offices and changes in regulatory scrutiny, lawyers need to do more than keep on top of trends: They must be proactive in helping clients come up with novel solutions.

The private equity industry is constantly evolving in subtle ways as fund managers attempt to continue raking in profits while also ensuring they are compliant with regulators. There are many trends PE attorneys should stay abreast of, such as the blurring of the line between private equity and venture capital and the idea of longer investment horizons, but knowing...

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