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February 21, 2018
All the venture-backed companies that have crossed the $1 billion threshold in 2018.
February 20, 2018
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.
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.
In honor of Black History Month, we've compiled a list of 25 black founders and VCs paving the way for the next generation of entrepreneurs.
February 16, 2018
In the land of US private equity, the middle market is king.
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 13, 2018
We've compiled a set of charts from our 2017 Annual US PE Breakdown for a quick but comprehensive look at the state of private equity in the US.
February 12, 2018
We've put together four charts with global data from J. Thelander Consulting's severance report, including info on what happens when leadership changes and what family leave benefits are like.
A glance at the key graphics from our recent 2017 Annual European Venture Report, including data on deals, exits and fundraising.
February 09, 2018
Instacart has closed a $200 million fundraise at a valuation of $4.2 billion. The news comes as Amazon and Whole Foods rev up delivery services.
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.
Recent research shows that just hiring or promoting women VCs doesn't automatically lead to an increase in funding for female-founded startups. But here's what could.
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.
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.
Real estate tech-focused firm Fifth Wall Ventures has led the round for the bikesharing startup, which raised $50 million just four months ago.
February 14, 2018
We talked to Viola Growth partner Natalie Refuah about why overvalued companies are becoming more common—and some of the potential reasons behind the trend.
There's a new name calling the shots at the buyout giant.
Business commerce platform Tradeshift is in the process of raising new funds and increasing its valuation, PitchBook has learned.
These venture capital investors have all backed more than 50 female-founded companies in the US since the beginning of 2006.
The “buy-and-build” approach has become so common that it’s now considered an integral part of the buyout market. But that wasn’t always the case.
"I knew nothing about startups at that time," Shanna Tellerman told PitchBook about seeking funding for her first company. We chatted with her about her journey from founder to VC and back again.
The Carlyle Group co-founders David Rubenstein and William Conway ended their tenures as co-CEOs on a high note.
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