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The afternoon deal: Summit themes

March 3, 2010

Sovereign wealth funds are finding new territories to play in, pension woes are creating deal-making opportunities and investors suddenly find themselves wielding new-found power.  Those are some of the themes spotlighted on the last day of the Reuters Private Equity and Hedge Funds Summit.

Here is a selection of the best from the summit:

Hedgies, private equity dance to investors’ tune
Buyout exec Moulton says pension woes drive deals
Search for growth seen driving mergers
SWFs muscling in on funds business

From around the Web:

True Love: Who Wants to Buy JDate? (WSJ)
“Spark says it is reviewing the proposal. In the end it will depend on whether it takes its own advice and gives up the single life.” – WSJ

A Unique Chapter Rather Than New Playbook for Coke’s Operating Model (Seeking Alpha)
“Capital intensive businesses are not inherently inferior so long as they can earn a rate of return in excess of their cost of capital.” – Value Expectations via Seeking Alpha

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