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February 15, 2018
Financial markets have been on edge as assumptions about inflation and interest rates have been shaken, and KKR is predicting a 100% chance of recession in the next two years. Here are three things to watch.
Real estate tech-focused firm Fifth Wall Ventures has led the round for the bikesharing startup, which raised $50 million just four months ago.
February 13, 2018
We've compiled a set of charts from our 2017 Annual US PE Breakdown for a quick but comprehensive look at the state of private equity in the US.
February 14, 2018
We talked to Viola Growth partner Natalie Refuah about why overvalued companies are becoming more common—and some of the potential reasons behind the trend.
February 12, 2018
We've put together four charts with global data from J. Thelander Consulting's severance report, including info on what happens when leadership changes and what family leave benefits are like.
A glance at the key graphics from our recent 2017 Annual European Venture Report, including data on deals, exits and fundraising.
February 09, 2018
Instacart has closed a $200 million fundraise at a valuation of $4.2 billion. The news comes as Amazon and Whole Foods rev up delivery services.
February 08, 2018
With its massive Vision Fund, SoftBank has been taking stakes in high-profile private businesses across numerous sectors and geographies. But what do all of these investments actually add up to?
February 07, 2018
On February 7, 2014, KKR agreed to acquire National Vision, an optical retailer with hundreds of locations across the US—including more than 200 in Walmart stores.
Recent research shows that just hiring or promoting women VCs doesn't automatically lead to an increase in funding for female-founded startups. But here's what could.
February 05, 2018
Aiming to take its share of the flood of LP dollars going into private equity, TowerBrook Capital Partners is reportedly targeting $5 billion for two new funds.
February 02, 2018
In what is the eighth consecutive yearly increase, IT volume rose 7% last year. What allows the sector to withstand unpredictable consumer behavior, new legislation and other PE "earthquakes"?
February 01, 2018
Apollo Global Management and Blackstone have exceeded analyst expectations with their 4Q 2017 results, reporting significant gains driven in no small part by a booming stock market.
February 16, 2018
In the land of US private equity, the middle market is king.
There's a new name calling the shots at the buyout giant.
Business commerce platform Tradeshift is in the process of raising new funds and increasing its valuation, PitchBook has learned.
These venture capital investors have all backed more than 50 female-founded companies in the US since the beginning of 2006.
The “buy-and-build” approach has become so common that it’s now considered an integral part of the buyout market. But that wasn’t always the case.
"I knew nothing about startups at that time," Shanna Tellerman told PitchBook about seeking funding for her first company. We chatted with her about her journey from founder to VC and back again.
The Carlyle Group co-founders David Rubenstein and William Conway ended their tenures as co-CEOs on a high note.
February 06, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average just suffered its worst-ever one-day points decline. What's driving the loss, and will it continue?
Over the last few years, SoftBank and Didi Chuxing have each poured billions into the global ridehailing industry. We've taken a look at which companies they've backed.
Think Super Bowl LII is a mismatch? When it comes to VC investments in Boston and Philadelphia, it's not even close.
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