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Exploring the vanishing market for public-to-private takeovers among private equity firms.
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The Carlyle Group has agreed to purchase Sedgwick, which manages insurance claims and provides other risk-related services, from KKR in a deal with an enterprise value of $6.7 billion.
September 11, 2018
When Facebook acquired Instagram six years ago, the social media giant had only just gotten a handle on mobile after struggling to translate its sprawling empire of "likes" from the desktop. This landmark deal changed everything.
August 28, 2018
When you raise the largest buyout fund ever, it's only a matter of time before you start spending big. Take it from Apollo.
The year may have gotten off to a sluggish start, but M&A activity has picked up in 2Q and 2018 is expected to finish strong. One reason for the rise? Plenty of mega-deals in the pipeline.
August 24, 2018
In the first seven months of the year, unicorns in the US raised $19.2 billion—definitely more cash than in any full year since at least 2006, and almost surely in any year ever.
August 21, 2018
Dragoneer and General Atlantic have led a $427 million round in Slack, the workplace messaging app that's skyrocketed in popularity since it launched four years ago.
August 17, 2018
It's too early to tell what impacts tariffs will have on private equity, but, perhaps unsurprisingly, different investors see different outcomes.
The Q3 2018 Akerman PErspectives Report compares deal trends, exits and fundraising in US sub-$1B buyout funds against the US buyout market as a whole.
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