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April 14, 2017
Since 2012, net cash flows of private equity funds worldwide have been positive—the last three years with full returns each handily exceeding $130 billion. With returns through the middle of 2016...
April 13, 2017
There’s never a dull day at Blackstone. The latest stops in the globetrotting firm's travels: Italy, Germany and Oklahoma.
April 12, 2017
Yext has priced its IPO at $11 per share, above its expected $8 to $10 range. The New York-based enterprise tech startup, which begins trading Thursday on the NYSE under the symbol YEXT...
April 11, 2017
Dormant for much of 2016, the market for PE-backed IPOs is experiencing a revival. Now a Brazilian airline has joined the ranks, and an American broadband provider may be next.
April 10, 2017
If the IPO window opens wider in 2017, it could provide a better exit avenue for many venture-backed unicorns, leading to much-needed liquidity for plenty of VC funds.
April 07, 2017
Roughly a year after Renaud Laplanche resigned as CEO of Lending Club (NYSE: LC), the consumer lending company he founded in 2006, hes announced the launch of a rival startup called Upgrade.
April 06, 2017
Unilever's decision to sell its spreads business could herald a return for European divestments and buybacks.
April 05, 2017
Powered by the PitchBook Platform, here's a visual summary of global PE activity during 1Q 2017, covering fundraising, dealmaking and exits.
April 04, 2017
This quarter-end datagraphic, powered by PitchBook data, breaks down global 1Q 2017 M&A activity, including deal flow, top acquirers and more.
Sequoia has put anonymous messaging app Yik Yak up for sale after months of declining metrics. Surprisingly, Square has been named as a likely buyer.
April 03, 2017
Silver Lake has officially unveiled its fifth flagship buyout fund in an SEC filing, a vehicle that could reportedly raise as much as $12.5 billion.
PAI’s proposal (and Refresco’s ensuing rebuff) could prove part of a growing trend: private equity firms may be increasingly turning to take-private buyouts and corporate carveouts.
Microsoft has agreed to acquire Deis, but how does the software giant and its 23 completed SaaS acquisitions stack up against the likes of Alphabet and IBM?
Highly publicized spats, including the bidding war over MoneyGram, have exaggerated just how much Chinese corporate M&A activity goes on in the US.
In the world of private equity, the long-persisting effects of the financial crisis are still evident. This is clear particularly when examining fund returns from certain, most affected vintages...
Corporate venture capital has become increasingly widespread in recent years, making it especially important to track CVC compensation.
American Vanguard subsidiary AMVAC Chemical has agreed to acquire three crop protection products from ChemChina subsidiary Adama Agricultural Solutions as part of a deal with the US FTC.
Formed last year through a partnership among Catterton, LVMH (PAR: MC) and Groupe Arnault, L Catterton is a private equity firm with a clear focus: consumer products and services.
Big Data company Cloudera officially filed for its public offering last week, giving us a look inside the startups business.
Apple plans to dump its longtime partnership with Imagination Technologies, the designer behind GPUs in the iPhone, and joined the bidding war for Toshiba's chipmaking business.
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