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Private Equity Newsletter - June 17, 2014

This issue includes the article “Taking Stock - Value Protection in Stock and Mixed Consideration Deals,” which discusses how, as private equity sponsors contemplate exiting investments and strategic buyers ramp up their M&A activity, the use of acquirer stock as acquisition currency has become more common, particularly in light of an increasingly bullish outlook in the C-level suite and higher and more stable stock market valuations.