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May 31, 2017
The EU is amending the rules governing European VCs and social enterprises, with the aim of boosting investment in startups and SMEs.
May 30, 2017
With its new European vehicle, EQT will continue the geographic separation of its mid-market strategy—and, likely, its increasing pursuit of deals in the IT space.
May 26, 2017
One retail company after another backed by private equity has entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in recent months. Payless may plan to fight back.
While the quantity of VC deals in media is declining around the world, investors are ever more ready to commit large amounts of capital to the few companies it deems gambles worth taking.
May 25, 2017
Any buyout fund closed in the past five years is still very much in its adolescence. But that doesn’t mean current data about how such private equity vehicles are performing is useless.
May 24, 2017
It seems that every week brings news of another Uber executive resigning. Several key employees have left the beleaguered ridehailing company since the end of February.
May 23, 2017
UBS has agreed to take a majority stake in Brazilian multifamily office Consenso Investimentos to accelerate the Swiss banking giant's recent expansion in the country.
To keep the growth momentum going, European food delivery businesses will have to scale up—fast.
May 22, 2017
British venture capitals fundraising scene, already facing a degree of uncertainty in the wake of Brexit, has been dealt a further blow following reports that the European Investment Fund has reduced investment to UK VC vehicles.
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SoftBank has held the first close of its massive Vision Fund on $93 billion in committed capital. The first close comes seven months after the Japanese telecom giant announced the vehicle.
As more youthful PE funds weren’t able to snag favorably priced assets, their momentum and time taken to post DPI figures similar to those of 2009 look set to be slower and longer.
The number of British businesses going public has fallen sharply since 2014, but Alfa Financial's flotation means all eyes are back on London's IPO market.
Beer is delicious. Beer makes you happy. Beer is often good business. So where does private equity fit in?
This month's deals for the E&P units of DONG Energy and Engie augur well for an M&A revival in the space.
Middle-market-dedicated funds made up 70% of overall US PE raises in the first quarter of 2017, the highest tally of the decade. The portion of capital committed is a hefty 63%.
Online food ordering and delivery marketplace Delivery Hero is set to IPO sometime in mid-July, following stellar revenues in 2016 and 1Q of 2017.
Blackstone has announced it will launch a $40 billion infrastructure fund that will be geared toward investments in the US, with half of the capital coming via Saudi Arabias Public Investment Fund and the rest from other investors.
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After 10 years, lots of late nights and questionable diet choices, John Gabbert recently reflected on the lessons he learned while getting a startup off the ground.
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