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Private equity and buyouts

Read our guidelines and reports on the developments and key features of private equity and buy-outs, including structures and approaches, secondary and buyout transaction and market trends, as well as a myth-busting guide to the biggest misconceptions about global business investment and growth.

Selling a business, Issue 47

18-01-2019

The sale of a business is usually a significant and in many cases life-changing event. Whether it is an entrepreneur realising his or her life’s work or a corporate group divesting a non-core operation, it is not something which is undertaken lightly.

Earn-outs, Issue 43

Learning and Professional Development 18-01-2019

This guideline aims to give an overview, together with illustrations, of the reasons why parties to a sale and purchase of a business or a company might consider having an earn-out, the advantages and disadvantages for the respective parties and alternatives available, the legal considerations and tax implications.

Turnarounds, Issue 53

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01-05-2011

This guideline looks at key features, professionals, structures and approaches.

Secondary Buyouts, Issue 59

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07-02-2013

This guideline provides an overview of a secondary buyout transaction and market trends.

Private Equity Demystified

John Gillian, Mike Wright 09-09-2008

ICAEW’s publication on private equity’s role in global business investment and growth.