PE Tips

Acquiring tea producers and huge plantations are not going to be everyone’s cup of tea within private equity, despite CVC Capital’s $5 billion deal with Unilever last year. With investors more ready than ever to ask tough questions around work conditions and corporate ethics, PE firms will be expected to read the leaves to avoid potential stewardship challenges. Tea companies are fertile investment territory but PE firms will have to hope things remain sweet, not bitter…

inspired by The Financial Times