With its hands-on approach and financial firepower, private equity may just be what’s needed to help reshape post-pandemic economies.
While it is still uncertain how long-term some of the pandemic’s effects will be, it is clear that companies need to build resilience if they are to survive or even thrive through whatever unexpected events the future throws at them. They will need investment — and a significant amount of it. Government initiatives in economies across the world, such as furlough schemes, grants and tax payment deadline extensions all help for now, but over the longer term, businesses will need support to reposition themselves for what comes next.
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