|Headline||PE Ought to Enjoy 2013, Especially in North America as Europe Remains ‘Dicey’ — Bain & Co.|
|Website||The Wall Street Journal|
Things continue to look up for the private equity industry in North America, while regions such as Europe continue to tread water, according to Bain & Co.’s latest global report on the industry. The annual report by the consulting firm said private equity deal making in North America is expected to strengthen in 2013, as it builds off a productive 2012. Buyout transaction value was up 23% from 2011 to 2012.