Private Equity Leverage Improves In 2011

Private equity funds were able to borrow more easily to finance acquisitions in 2011.  Across all size categories, debt leverage increased.  Total Debt/EBITDA increased from 3.0 in 2010, to 3.3 in 2011.  This also marks the second straight year of increases for all transactions under $100 million.

Robert Malt

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