driven by the PitchBook Platform
December 18, 2017
In 2017, China cemented its presence in global venture capital, but the US still dominated deal value and much of the funds space. And then, of course, there's SoftBank.
December 15, 2017
KKR has agreed to purchase the global spreads business of Unilever in one of the largest buyouts of the year.
This has been the year in which massive VC financings became the new normal. We've taken a look at that and a few other trends that have characterized the past 12 months.
How do private asset classes compare on a real and risk-adjusted basis? Our analyst note gauges the risk/return profile of US and European buyout funds against PE growth, PE energy and VC strategies.
December 14, 2017
In 2017, a year when overall US dealmaking took a hit, public-to-private buyouts suffered as well. This year showed a sharp decline compared with last year's highs.
Disney has agreed to acquire a raft of assets from 21st Century Fox in a deal valued at some $66 billion, including debt. The deal puts Disney in a strong position to compete with Netflix when it rolls out its own streaming service in 2019.
December 13, 2017
Are ICOs sustainable? What do VCs really think of tokens? And how will this affect the industry? We asked those in the know to find out.
December 12, 2017
Cars that drive themselves. Robots that assist with surgery. Rockets designed to go to Mars. We've put together a datagraphic featuring highly valued VC-backed companies in cutting-edge industries.
Despite the ICO craze of 2017, cryptocurrency startups are still nabbing venture capital backing. Here's a look at the eight most active investors in the bitcoin/blockchain space.
December 11, 2017
Since 2009, deal multiples have consistently ticked up from a low of just 6.4x in the wake of the financial crisis to a staggering 10.6x projected for this year. Add cleaner accounting to the list of reasons why.
Today's most buzzworthy VC-backed companies had a life before they were unicorns. Here's a look at early fundings for 10 of these unicorns and some investors who made early bets.
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.
Which executives are most likely to have received a raise this year? What percentage of CEOs brought home a 30%-plus pay increase? How many employees received salary increases? We have the answers.
We've pulled all the data on seed and Series A investing in US-based companies this year and chatted with experts in the space to provide a comprehensive breakdown of early-stage VC trends this year.
According to a price analysis that went viral this week, the rise of bitcoin has overtaken Tulip Mania of the 1600s and the Mississippi Bubble of the 1700s to become the largest bubble ever.
We're incredibly excited to announce the launch of PitchBook Benchmarks, our first standalone fund performance measurement tool built for the research and reporting needs of limited partners and general partners.
Blackstone just can't stay away. Six months after selling the business to a sovereign wealth fund, the buyout behemoth is seeking a new stake.
Hookipa's $60 million Series C round is just one part of a record-breaking year for venture investment in biotech.
Paris-based Cathay Capital has held a first close for its debut CarTech Fund, a new vehicle aiming to invest about $227 million in automotive companies based in China.
December 08, 2017
Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures has likened taking corporate VC to "doing business with the devil." In the agtech space, though, CVCs aren’t considered devils. In fact, they make up a significant portion of all capital invested.
January 15, 2018
January 09, 2018
© 2018 PitchBook Data. All rights reserved. PitchBook is a financial technology company that provides data on the capital markets.