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Brexit has created uncertainty that may translate into opportunity for private equity firms, according to this astute report from Christopher Moxon, Antoon Schneider and Philippe Morel of the Boston Consulting Group. British companies with relatively greater commercial exposure to the European Union will find their businesses under pressure as growth slows and the value of the British pound increasingly fluctuates, but private equity investors may find more room to maneuver in these uncharted waters. getAbstract recommends this succinct but instructive analysis to executives and investors.

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Christopher Moxon, Antoon Schneider and Philippe Morel are professionals with the Boston Consulting Group.



The fallout from the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union has cast a pall over the region’s macroeconomic environment. While Brexit presents challenges for companies, it also creates openings for private equity (PE) firms to capitalize on this uncertainty. PE firms, with ample capital and longer timeframes than typical corporate buyers, can pursue various investment strategies, such as transforming operations to increase efficiencies, investing for organic growth, acquiring firms to achieve synergies, purchasing ailing companies and nursing them back to health, and splitting...

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