Mezzanine Finance:
Debt Often Backing Private Equity Firms

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Date Published: February 6, 2015
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The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a broad understanding of the mezzanine finance market. Throughout the late 1980s, the private equity market boomed. Who can forget RJR Nabisco and other well-known LBO deals? The funds invested in these LBOs came from private equity funds and the debt from mezzanine finance funds. In the late 2000s & early 2010s, the credit crisis challenged the private equity market. Today the mezzanine finance market is recovering.

This research addresses the four historical phases of mezzanine finance, including: 
  • Hey Day Phase
  • Private Equity Growth Phase
  • Venture Capital Prominence Phase
  • Private Equity Renewal Phase

    This research defines three distinct businesses, including:

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This research outlines four key market & distribution channels, including:

  • Direct Distribution
  • Financial Advisor Markets
  • Institutional Markets
  • International Markets

And this research makes the following future predictions for the mezzanine finance market, including: 

  • Impressive Industry Growth
  • Evolving Markets & Distribution Channels
  • New Fund Structures
  • Rise of Compliance Issues
  • Evolving Investments
  • Early Signs of Bifurcation

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