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June 12, 2017
Just like their VC peers, PE investors can’t get enough of businesses working to keep technology safe, making more and larger investments than ever before.
Farfetch's possible IPO offers hope for other backers of unicorn companies who are seeking to cash in on their investments.
Jeff Immelt’s 16 years as president & CEO of General Electric are coming to an end. John Flannery, currently president & CEO of GE Healthcare, will take over full responsibilities in January.
June 09, 2017
As one of the alpha dogs in the private equity world, KKR doesn't often have deals fall though in their final stages.
About five years ago, Adobe started to ask its customers to convert to a cloud-based subscription model to purchase and update products from its prized Creative Suite. M&A has been key to its success.
June 08, 2017
Addepar has raised one of the biggest VC fundings for a fintech company so far this year. Overall, 2017 is shaping up to experience a drop in venture dollars for fintech startups.
June 06, 2017
Credit Suisse has brought Cory Rapkin on as vice chairman of its healthcare group in New York as this year shapes up to hit a decade-low level of dealflow in corporate healthcare M&A in the US.
Our 1Q 2017 US PE Breakdown showcases datasets covering all aspects of private equity. We've compiled the key highlights from the report.
June 05, 2017
Charlesbank Capital Partners has announced that Michael Eisenson will step down as CEO, a change that comes at a time when the Boston-based firm seems to be ramping up its rate of investment
Last week's merger agreement between gas giants Praxair and Linde is indicative of a trend towards bigger deals by foreign companies for European targets.
June 02, 2017
We dug into Blue Apron's S-1 filing to learn more about the year's next big consumer IPO.
Cybersecurity—or lack thereof—has been at the forefront of the news cycle in recent years. Meanwhile, venture investment in cybersecurity startups is on pace to match or eclipse record highs.
Comparing the returns of different strategies is difficult enough, given the typical disparities in approach. Assessing private equity’s performance relative to that of public markets is even more challenging...
TPG’s interest in Hutchison Global Communications comes as little surprise: For American private equity firms, overseas IT investments are becoming an increasing source of deal flow.
June 07, 2017
Santander's forced acquisition of ailing Banco Popular for just €1 could well be the first sign that new ECB rules on failing banks will lead to more consolidation amongst mid-tier lenders in Europe.
A look at US venture activity in 2016 and the current state of VC
A look at global private market activity in 2016
KPCB has invested $30 million at an estimated valuation of $200 million in UNTUCKit, a maker of shirts designed to be worn untucked that's using the capital to open brick-and-mortar stores.
The announcement that the US would withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement prompted a collective outcry from tech industry titans. Which US companies have done the most cleantech deals?
PE fund vintages from 2007 to 2009 still have median RVPI multiples exceeding at least 0.50x, even though it has been just shy of a decade since the eldest of those funds closed.
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