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May 07, 2018
A love letter to sneaker startup Allbirds, one of the most valuable ecommerce companies around and a personal favorite of me and my feet.
Somewhat predictably, US PE middle-market activity in 2018 has gotten off to a healthy start. Those activity levels may continue, due to several factors.
May 04, 2018
Since the start of 2009, 11 US buyout firms have raised at least one fund with $10 billion or more in capital commitments. Here they are.
Things are tight. Inflation is perking up. And that means interest rates are going to be headed higher, pressuring everything from new car affordability to leveraged loans and PE deal activity.
May 03, 2018
Despite solid earnings and impressive revenue growth, Tesla's shares are sliding in the wake of a testy earnings call and a realization that the company will likely need to raise additional capital.
After eight years trading on the public markets, KKR has announced it will flip from a partnership to a corporation. What does that mean?
At each of the Big Four publicly traded PE firms, the trend in 1Q results was the same: A year-over-year decline in ENI. At Apollo, that resulted in a rare quarterly loss.
May 02, 2018
The streaming giant posted its first quarterly earnings report Wednesday—and Wall Street wasn't too thrilled.
May 01, 2018
Snap's (NYSE: SNAP) stock plummeted Tuesday to a near-record low following the release of it's Q1 earnings report.
After three consecutive years of increasing deal volume and value, private equity interest in US cybersecurity took a plunge in 2017. But now, it's bouncing back.
April 30, 2018
In the world of startups, money isn't scarce. What is? Successful entrepreneurs able to advise new founders. Enter Oceans, a mentorship engine from the former president of Foursquare.
The reason it seems like more companies have gone public this year is because they have. Median deal size is way up in 2018, too.
Coffee Meets Bagel, which famously rejected Mark Cuban's $30 million takeover offer on Shark Tank, has raised roughly $7 million in Series B funding, PitchBook has learned.
Zola has raised a $100 million Series D, the largest VC round for a wedding company in recent history. We spoke with Zola's CEO about what sets it apart from other startups in the business of "I do."
The SEC has sought federal intervention directing Jay Z to comply with an investigative subpoena for his testimony about the 2007 sale of Rocawear to Iconix Brand Group.
Five Seasons Ventures invests in European foodtech and agtech companies, and the firm sees huge opportunity in the continent's still-evolving ecosystem.
In its first quarter under co-CEOs Kewsong Lee and Glenn Youngkin, The Carlyle Group couldn't replicate its lucrative final three months under co-founders David Rubenstein and William Conway.
Suki, led by former Flipkart and Salesforce executives, has raised $20 million from Venrock, Social Capital, First Round, Marc Benioff and more.
A life sciences bonanza, a fundraising frenzy and a deal-size explosion are just three of the trends we examine in our 1Q 2018 European Venture Report.
On average, platforms with add-on acquisitions take about one year longer to exit versus bare-bones platforms.
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