Private Equity Investing in Automotive Supplier Companies

Eric L. Cochran

New York M&A partner Eric Cochran spoke at "Private Equity Investing in Automotive Supplier Companies," a conference presented by the Capital Roundtable on June 17 in New York. The program focused on recognizing which segments of automotive supplier companies will be in the highest demand during 2014-15; understanding how corporate average fuel economy standards and other government regulations will impact the sector in the coming months; understanding why touch-screen controls and other advanced electronics gadgets are fostering growth in telematics suppliers; discovering how growing globalization among original equipment manufacturers is providing new opportunities to automotive supplier companies; finding out how middle-market investors are assessing valuations in the automotive supplier marketplace; and learning when and how to exit an automotive supplier company investment.