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October 10, 2017
Pfizer has announced plans to review strategic alternatives for its consumer healthcare business, which could lead to one of the largest US pharma deals of the past 10 years.
October 09, 2017
Since the start of 2015, no private equity firm has been more prolific than KKR. As the firm's latest spate of deals reveals, that level of activity is sure to lead to a diverse portfolio.
The $820 million takeover of private equity-backed ecommerce logistics company Radial puts bpost squarely in the path of ecommerce giant Amazon. Is this wise?
October 06, 2017
Amid the saturation of capital, the very way private markets operate is beginning to change amid soaring valuations, accumulating dry powder, and delayed exits. How will it end?
October 05, 2017
With the race into the skies between developers well underway, Boeing has selected a seasoned target in Aurora—the company has previously partnered with Uber to develop an autonomous aircraft.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Seth Benefield spoke to PitchBook about asset-based lending in the current marketplace
October 04, 2017
The third quarter of 2017 has started receding into the rearview, so we can now take a look at some of the preliminary data that captures global M&A activity during the past three months.
To highlight startups based outside Silicon Valley, we've put together a clickable map of the US that features the most valuable VC-backed company in each state.
October 03, 2017
As the war between Walmart and Amazon grows white hot with the launch of Jet.com's new "Uniquely J" brand, it's catching out some of the best-known brands in the grocery store in a big way.
It was a busy Tuesday for new Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. While he was in London meeting with officials to fight the potential ban on its ridehailing services in the city, there were a few noteworthy developments on the home front.
October 02, 2017
The sinking of Monarch Airlines, the UK's fifth-biggest carrier, is another black mark amid a troubled year for the industry.
After a lull, VC interest in electric vehicles is heating up in a big way amid big investment announcements, increased deal volume, and aggressive growth targets.
Reports of Merlin's interest in SeaWorld come amid increasing Europe-based acquisitions in the US. What could be driving this?
With the third quarter of 2017 in the books, we used the PitchBook Platform to break down PE fundraising data, dealmaking activity and more.
Amazon has The Alexa Fund for backing voice technology companies, but should it have an official corporate VC arm? Seattle entrepreneurs say yes.
A new impact investing fund backed by Reid Hoffman, Laurene Powell Jobs and Bono has hit a $2 billion hard cap.
Two of the most valuable VC-backed companies in the world are launching a pilot program to combine services. Here's a list of other startups that could benefit from pairing up, too.
The UK firm's fund beat its target by €50 million, the latest sign to suggest 2017 could surpass previous years in terms of value.
We've put together a visual representation of VC investment in real estate tech, an industry that's making it easier for buyers, sellers and real estate professionals to conduct business.
Alphabet is preparing to double down on its Google-branded hardware offerings with the launch of the Pixel 2 line of smartphones Wednesday. The timing could hardly be more auspicious.
September 25, 2017
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