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May 15, 2018
In the first part of our M&A 101 series, we talked to Andy Shawber and Laura Harper of Summit Law Group about what makes a merger distinct from other types of acquisitions.
May 10, 2018
Video games are far from just children's' playthings, growing into an increasingly powerful force in the world of entertainment at a time when other areas are struggling.
May 08, 2018
A lot has happened since the North American Free Trade Agreement started to stitch the economies of Canada, Mexico and the United States together in 1994 to form the world's largest trading bloc.
May 04, 2018
Things are tight. Inflation is perking up. And that means interest rates are going to be headed higher, pressuring everything from new car affordability to leveraged loans and PE deal activity.
May 03, 2018
The SEC has sought federal intervention directing Jay Z to comply with an investigative subpoena for his testimony about the 2007 sale of Rocawear to Iconix Brand Group.
May 01, 2018
Snap's (NYSE: SNAP) stock plummeted Tuesday to a near-record low following the release of it's Q1 earnings report.
April 23, 2018
A little more than two months after reports emerged of a pending IPO, CVC Capital Partners has chosen a different exit route for an online gambling giant.
With takeovers of Curo Health Services and Sound Inpatient Physicians, the US healthcare industry continues to be a popular investment for PE firms.
April 18, 2018
The tech industry—from mega-cap publicly traded giants like Facebook and Apple to the Silicon Valley-focused VC industry—should be on notice. Why? They're vulnerable to populist backlash.
April 13, 2018
An Apollo takeover of Tronc would represent a rare foray by a traditional buyout firm into the mainstream newspaper industry.
April 06, 2018
Mega-deals are back. But before they go too wild, private equity firms might want to consider these five examples from before the financial crisis.
Bain Capital's deal to buy the memory chip business of Toshiba for some $18 billion doesn't look like it will close, after all.
After eight years trading on the public markets, KKR has announced it will flip from a partnership to a corporation. What does that mean?
May 02, 2018
The streaming giant posted its first quarterly earnings report Wednesday—and Wall Street wasn't too thrilled.
April 27, 2018
How long does it take to enter the unicorn club?
SoftBank, known for big rounds & bigger valuations, often partners with other backers. We’ve put together an interactive graphic exploring the Japanese telecom giant's top co-investors.
April 19, 2018
With nearly €50 billion in acquisitions and divestments in the last three years, Sanofi CEO Olivier Brandicourt has led his company through a transformation as the industry undergoes a paradigm shift.
April 16, 2018
Has big tech jumped the shark? Things sure feel surreal as one surveys the big-tech landscape, raising the risk of a populist blowback and regulatory crackdown.
April 09, 2018
Silver Lake was founded nearly two decades ago with a novel mission. In the years since, the firm's focus on big-money tech deals has proved prescient.
April 03, 2018
As everyone in private equity knows, debt can be a powerful thing. Four years ago today, Ares Management used it to take control of one of America's major music retailers.
June 18, 2018
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