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date: 23 February 2020

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This article addresses the role of private equity in private acquisitions, and studies strategic bidder announcement returns for firms that obtain private targets that are backed with private equity or not. It first determines what bidders of private equity-backed targets gain from private deals. Next, it examines the announcement returns of bidders across gains that involve only private equity firms and introduces the firms' ability to control.

Keywords: private equity, private acquisitions, strategic bidder announcement, private equity-backed targets, announcement returns, ability to control

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