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April 28, 2017
Anthony Levandowski has stepped down from his role as head of the self-driving car unit at Uber, according to an email obtained by Business Insider. The leadership shakeup comes a few months after...
April 26, 2017
Chris Sacca, one of the most prominent angel investors in the game, has announced his retirement. We’ll be waiting to see what exactly “retirement” will bring for the famous investor.
Some highlights from our recent content: For private equity firms, the dog days aren’t over. In fact, they may be just beginning. Since the start of 2010, LPs have gradually increased their...
April 25, 2017
The past month has brought a flurry (or should we say furry?) of private equity and venture capital deals involving companies related to dogs.
The NFL Draft has many shared themes with the startup industry, as established entities flush with cash take calculated risks on some of the brightest prospects in their field.
April 24, 2017
PitchBook is 10! As our company closes out its first decade, I’d like to take a moment to celebrate and reflect.
Becton Dickinson has agreed to acquire fellow New Jersey-based medical technology provider C.R. Bard, a maker of oncological, vascular and surgical devices, for $317 per share.
April 21, 2017
Just a day after completing its €1.5 billion purchase of LM Wind Power from Doughty Hanson, GE's mulling a potentially $3B sale of its industrial solutions business.
April 19, 2017
The startup world has seen a growing number of cannabis-related companies crop up over the past several years, a development thats likely driven by the increasing number of US states to legalize marijuana in some capacity.
Parkland Fuel has agreed to acquire Chevron Canada R&M, which operates the oil & gas giant’s Canadian integrated downstream fuel business—the 47th divestiture for Chevron since 2010.
April 18, 2017
Energy Services Group, a portfolio company of Accel-KKR since last April, has agreed to acquire Utiligroup. For Accel-KKR, the deal is both familiar and unusual.
April 17, 2017
Cloudera has set terms for its IPO, estimating an initial market cap that would value the Big Data company at less than half of its most recent private valuation.
April 14, 2017
Since 2012, net cash flows of private equity funds worldwide have been positive—the last three years with full returns each handily exceeding $130 billion. With returns through the middle of 2016...
Hot off record revenues for 1Q, Moelis, a boutique Wall Street investment bank specializing in M&A advising, plans to expand in India.
In 2016, LPs participated in no fewer than 76 US private equity transactions, the cumulative value of which hit no less than $33.8 billion, more than any other year in the past decade excepting 2007.
The 1Q 2017 PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor report lays out all the current trends in the US venture market to help explain how the industry is moving. Here's a recap of the top 24 charts from the report.
In honor of our anniversary, were looking back at how our world and our industry have changed since we started.
We sat down with investing partner Laurel Bowden to discuss her investments and the likely effects of the Brexit negotiations on the UK’s VC and startup ecosystem.
April 20, 2017
Paytm is reportedly in talks to raise $1.2 billion to $1.5 billion from SoftBank. The fresh funds could value the 7-year-old company at as much as $8 billion, up from a reported $5.1 billion valuation it reached last year.
By and large, a list of the most active private equity sellers so far this year overlaps with a compilation of the busiest recent investors. Then there's Epiris.
Another week, another Uber executive steps down: News broke Monday that Uber self-driving car lead Sherif Marakby had left the company, echoing a string of similar announcements that have come over the last few months.
Home improvement platform Houzz is in the early stages of raising a massive $500 million round that could value the company at more than $5 billion, per a Fortune report.
The recent uptick in private equity-backed IPOs looks poised to continue, as Emerald Expositions and Floor & Decor have announced their IPO terms.
April 15, 2017
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