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March 31, 2017
DuPont has agreed to exchange its crop protection business for the health & nutrition business of FMC to expedite DuPont's $72 billion merger with Dow.
Toshiba is looking to offload its chip business to offset financial struggles. Enter Silver Lake.
Given the impact of the financial crisis, it makes sense that no matter the size of the fund, at the longest time horizon—10 years—IRRs have by and large converged. But in the shorter term...
March 29, 2017
Although these past few years have brought a flurry of venture funding for startups, the number of debt financings has also increased sharply, despite potential dangers.
Pet-sitting businesses Rover and DogVacay have agreed to merge their businesses, with Rover purchasing its competitor in an all-stock deal.
March 28, 2017
Donald Trump won over many a working-class voter on his way to becoming the 45th US president. He's also made many friends in the private equity industry since being elected.
March 27, 2017
When it comes to their portfolio companies, private equity firms much prefer making profits to making headlines. For Blackstone, though, they sometimes go hand in hand.
March 24, 2017
Private equity funds of pre-2006 vintages exhibit significant outperformance of public indices, when employing the Russell 3000 Index for public market equivalents calculations. Since then, however...
March 23, 2017
As PPG chief Michael McGarry is learning, cross-border M&A isn't easy. But not all American companies are having such a tough time in the courting of European targets...
March 22, 2017
Private equity interest in the software sector has boomed in recent years. Two firms that were ahead of the curve? Warburg Pincus and Francisco Partners.
March 21, 2017
Z Capital Group is all about portfolio companies in the people-pleasing business. Now, the New York-based firm is seeking to raise its largest pool of capital yet for new consumer-centric deals.
March 30, 2017
As Women’s History Month comes to a close, we spoke with Aileen Lee, Jennifer Carolan and Loretta McCarthy to get their perspectives on everything involving women in VC.
The Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman have entered into "advanced talks" to sell minority stakes in Pharmaceutical Product Development in a deal that would value the company at more than $9 billion.
The environment in which Leonard Green Partners invested its fifth flagship fund was very different from the environment in which it was raised. Yet LGP still managed to log stellar multiples. How?
Beijing-based ridesharing giant Didi Chuxing is considering raising a $6 billion round from Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank, according to Bloomberg.
March 26, 2017
Meredith, Pamplona Capital Management and Jahm Najafi are lining up their bids to acquire Time for roughly $2 billion at $20 per share.
A few weeks after reports surfaced that SoundCloud may have been running out of money, the music-sharing platform has reportedly secured $70 million in debt financing.
Meal delivery subscription service Sun Basket has hired Bank of America and Jefferies to prepare for a public offering.
We all know Bay Area VCs love to pump money into their local startups, but where else do they invest? We break down our findings here.
March 20, 2017
Vodafone has agreed to merge its Indian operations with Idea Cellular in an all-share deal valued at $23 billion, creating India's largest telecom and wireless service provider, with roughly 400 million customers.
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