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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.
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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January 11, 2018
With 2017 receding into the rearview, here's a look at some of the preliminary data that captures global M&A activity during the past three months.
January 08, 2018
A flurry of deals, led by Novo Nordisk's €2.6 billion bid for Ablynx, suggests a rekindling of interest in drugmaking investments. This would belie a historic slide in dealmaking in the industry.
January 04, 2018
The era of cheap money stimulus may have created a self-sustaining and somewhat crazy combination of easy gains and low volatility. And it could be set to end.
December 21, 2017
Breaking down the key 2017 themes and research ideas that emerged from PitchBook's analyst team.
December 19, 2017
Apollo has agreed to acquire Qdoba from Jack in the Box. The fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain hasn't had the best year financially, but it has a few advantages over it's larger rival.
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
January 19, 2018
We spoke with Andreas Utermann, the CEO and Global CIO of Allianz Global Investors, about the implementation of MiFID II and how fintech fits in.
January 10, 2018
Electronic Arts has completed some of the biggest and most influential M&A deals in video game history. Using data from the PitchBook Platform, we've created an interactive timeline to represent the steps Electronic Arts has taken to create its gaming empire.
January 05, 2018
Examining the ongoing trends and recent deals shaping PE and M&A activity in Europe's financial services sector.
January 03, 2018
And you thought your head hurt on New Year's Day: The aftermath of these deals will pain PayPal, Uber and Qualcomm long into the new year.
December 20, 2017
Wondering which emerging tech vertical generated the most global M&A activity in 2017? That's fintech. But SaaS wasn't far behind. How about top corporate acquirer? It's probably not who you think.
December 15, 2017
It's never been better, the tech behind cleantech, but M&A activity in the space is on track to post some of its softest numbers for the post-recession period.
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