A survey has revealed that CEOs and MDs of companies with turnovers between £10-100m are feeling optimistic about their relationship with private equity and their expectations for growth. 71% of those questioned felt that private equity backers set realistic targets – a far higher percentage than for bankers (45%) or business angels (43%), according to the survey commissioned by Bowmark Capital.
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