Tags : private equity

Dallas 2018 Economic Forecast: Acceleration

By Ray Niekamp Although Hurricane Harvey did not hit North Texas, its effects were still felt in the Dallas-area economy. But Mine Yücel, senior vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, thinks the economic impact of the storm will be short-lived. She forecasts the state’s economy will grow 2.5 to 3 percent this […]Read More

Owner CEOs: Are You Selling or Are You Bringing on

By Robert Rough and Bernard Carrico An Alix Partners survey found private equity groups (PEGs) replace 58 percent of CEOs within two years of buying a company and 73 percent of CEOs during their ownership period. While the survey was small and of larger companies, there are important takeaways for owner/CEOs of lower middle market […]Read More

Peter Huff of Blue Sage Capital: The Generalist In The

Photography by Shannon Drawe Peter Huff has invested in firms making mannequins, school uniforms, branded packaging, equipment for saw mills, boat covers and steam sterilizers . . . and then there are TV stations, oil & gas waste disposal operators and a tree transplantation service. The current and exited firms in the Blue Sage Capital […]Read More

Taking a Bite of the Apple

RECAPITALIZING IN TODAY’S ECONOMY You’ve got a business. It’s a successful business, but you’re nearing the point where you’d like to lessen your involvement in it. One way to do that would be to recapitalize – sell 60-70 percent of the company to a private equity group. They would increase the value of the company, […]Read More