May 2016

The Buyout Industry’s New Trick to Boost Returns: More Debt

Financial News

This article covers a discussion of buyout firms increasingly using debt to increase internal rates of return – a key performance metric. Nicolas Schellenerg, a senior director of private equity research at Cambridge Associates, notes that as the cost of debt has dropped dramatically and it may make sense for firms to use it to create better returns. Click here to read the article.