Alison Ressler Discusses 2017 Private Equity Predictions in Forbes Interview

April 10, 2017

On April 10, Forbes published an interview with Alison Ressler titled “Alison Ressler of Sullivan & Cromwell, On Private Equity: 'The Banks Sense Encouragement to Lend.'” Alison discussed her predictions for the private equity market in 2017, addressing fundraising, tech valuations and current seller and bank behavior, among other topics. Alison also spoke about S&C's approach to advising its clients on private equity matters. “At S&C we pride ourselves on the value added we bring to any transaction. We look to meet our clients' objectives with creativity and an ability to find solutions to any problems. So, as a result, we believe we always look at things from a practical perspective in addition to bringing the requisite legal expertise. This is what makes us stand out,” she said. “There is no one size fits all in these deals. Being successful today requires thinking strategically and being able to identify the issues and find creative ways to address them.”