Healthcare reform has "created a lot of uncertainty," says Waud Capital
Partners LLC's Reeve Waud, but "there are a lot of opportunities as
well." Waud expresses concern about the deficits created by spiraling
healthcare costs and says that "controls on cost" will be key to
effective healthcare reform. - Katie Roof
Low interest rates and alternative financing sources are just two of the many things affecting private equity deals right now, according to Paul Aversano, managing director at Alvarez & Marsal LLC. In a recent studio interview, Aversano discussed the conditions both buyers and sellers are facing at this time. Aversano, who is also the global practice leader for the firm's transaction advisory group, also outlined how low interest rates will continue to affect the M&A market and the pressure that PE firms are feeling to transact.