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March 22, 2018
Apollo Global Management has invested in pizza, casinos, Twinkies, hot tubs and organic foods. Five years ago today, it added education to the mix.
March 20, 2018
High-yield bonds and leveraged loans are at risk amid rising interest rates, rising default risks and lingering overconfidence.
March 19, 2018
The purchase of Whole Foods will no doubt go down as one of Amazon's most significant acquisitions of this decade. But its $775 million deal for Kiva Systems remains the more transformative deal.
March 14, 2018
March 06, 2018
Sycamore Partners and GTCR's billion-dollar purchase is the latest major move by PE in the rapidly expanding software space.
February 27, 2018
Comcast's £22.1 billion counter-offer for Sky is expected to spark a bidding war for the broadcasting business, adding a new twist to an eight-year saga.
February 22, 2018
Rising interest rates have rattled markets. And based on a worsening fiscal outlook for the US Treasury, the situation will only get worse.
February 21, 2018
Over the last few years, activists have increasingly sought European targets in their quest for yield. Paul Singer’s Elliott Management is one of the most notable players.
February 20, 2018
After years of flirtation with a massive IPO, Albertsons and private equity backer Cerberus Capital Management have found a different way onto the public markets.
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 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?
January 31, 2018
With interest in the iPhone X cooling, all eyes are on Apple's looming earnings report and possible M&A plans.
January 25, 2018
Pharmaceutical giants Celgene and Sanofi struck deals earlier this week worth a combined value of some $20 billion. And dealmakers in biotech look like they're just getting started.
January 24, 2018
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March 09, 2018
Several provisions from a US Senate bill revising Dodd-Frank could unleash a flurry of pent-up M&A activity among US financial institutions.
February 28, 2018
Spotify's upcoming direct listing will value the company at between $21 billion and $25 billion, according to a PitchBook calculation.
February 23, 2018
The MA cycle within US healthcare services is entering its later innings, and dealmaking has become more and more complicated as a result.
Archer Daniels Midland and Bunge are reportedly in advanced stages of negotiations on a deal that would unite two of the world's four chief commodities traders.
Our 2017 Annual M&A Report provides a thorough analysis of deal activity in North America and Europe, but for a quick look at the highlights, we've compiled these key charts.
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.
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.
February 02, 2018
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.
January 29, 2018
JAB Holding is continuing to build its food-and-beverage empire with a massive add-on acquisition of a well-known drinks conglomerate.
The halcyon days in private markets have the same source as the unprecedented rally underway in public markets: historically cheap and ample credit. But that could soon change—and the losses will hurt
February 09, 2018
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