PwC United States

New economic policies could have substantial effects on funds, deal making & portfolio companies.
January 2017

An unpredictable era unfolds in Washington...

President Trump has continued to champion a pro-business agenda and the combined results could have a substantial, mostly positive impact on private equity. The Administration’s swift action to lower corporate tax rates, repatriate overseas profits and enact other tax reforms stand to quickly boost investment opportunities and increase capital sources. Executive orders to revamp or eliminate current financial and environmental regulations could spur M&A activity and infrastructure spending.