This week’s blog comes from Matt Bartell, EY’s UKI Transaction Advisory Life Sciences Leader and Paddy Moser, co-leader of UKI Transaction Advisory Private Equity. There’s no doubt that health is one of the biggest stories in private equity right now. In the second quarter, the healthcare sector accounted for almost a quarter of global PE … More What’s behind PE’s latest health-kick?
Takeaways: Last year had its moments, but the last 12 months could look pedestrian compared to 2015. Of course change and even faster growth can bring challenge along with opportunity. Time to wheel out that old, but true, maxim that recovery can be the best, but also the worst of times for companies – and … More Buckle-up! Ten themes for 2015
Takeaways: We still live in interesting times. The year ahead will bring further gyrations in monetary policy, currency and commodity prices along with political change and undoubtedly something from leftfield. Stakeholders are increasingly applying the “how does this look with….?” test, be that $60 oil, a stronger pound, Eurozone deflation or higher interest rates. Companies … More Building resilience: life at $70 a barrel and below