Testing Time: Private Equity Landscape H2 2020 Onwards

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    The UK economy is facing a significant debt burden. The Government will want to see companies remain solvent to keep unemployment down, and to see the country trade out of this crisis. Companies who have taken on debt need reassurance for their future.

    This discussion will focus on the role that private equity can play in helping companies navigate their way through the recovery. To what extent is private equity the answer to the problem? What will shape the industry’s thinking? How will Environmental and Social Governance influence investment decisions?

    Hosted by international affairs advisor Matthew Kirk, our series of weekly virtual panel discussions address business challenges, commercial risks and legal implications around fast-moving issues of the day.

    This Week’s Panellists
    We are delighted to be joined by Tom Wrenn, Partner at ECI Partners and John West, Managing Editor, EMEA, MergerMarket and Dealreporter. They will discuss what they are seeing in the market, trends and their views on the outlook for private equity and venture capital over the year ahead.

    Also participating will be James Collis and Paula Laird, partners in our Global Financial Services team, who will address important practical and legal considerations in the recovery of the economy.