Mergers & Acquisitions

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Financial Engineering


Financial structuring of a company or particular transaction to increase returns.

See Also

Private equity group.


Financial engineering is commonly used by private equity groups (PEGs) in larger middle-market transactions ($500 million and up); however, it is not commonly used for smaller middle-market transactions (less than $100 million to $500 million).