PE Buyer Tells Owners Not to Sell

PE Buyer Tells Owners Not to Sell

People Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

GP Investments co-CEO Antonio Bonchristiano says controlling shareholders of companies considering selling should not, as a general rule, get out at current valuations unless the firm needs to be restructured. "Right now there's a big valuation gap," says Bonchristiano, speaking at World Economic Forum meetings in Rio. The investor acknowledges a natural divergence between bargain prices buyers want and the 2007-2008 valuations that company owners still expect to realize. Bonchristiano says owne

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