Here are highlights from our private equity content this week:
• What do a two-time NFL MVP, a member of the 1992 Dream Team and one of the greatest goalies in NHL history have in common? All three are among the former pro athletes who’ve gone on to pursue careers in PE. Check out our full list here.
• The ramifications of the financial crisis are still apparent in the numbers posted by PE funds from 2005-2007. But how far are they lagging behind more recent vintages? We've got answers.
• KKR reached an agreement to buy the defense electronics business of Airbus Group for an enterprise value of about €1.1 billion. But does the firm make our list of the most active PE investors in aerospace & defense? Click here to find out.