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November 17, 2017
In the 11 years since, more substantial deals have taken place. But at the time, the take-private buyout of HCA was one for the record books.
Some highlights from our recent content: • The number of PE-backed exits in the US is set to decline for the second straight year. And the average PE hold time keeps going up. • Cross-border...
November 15, 2017
We all dream of retirement. Yet for many, a nightmare is coming amid pension underfunding and a likely decline in investment returns.
November 13, 2017
November 14, 2017
2016 may have been the year of the mega-deal, but 2017 is still going strong.
November 10, 2017
Cross-border private equity activity remains high in Canada, despite mounting trade-related fears since the onset of the Donald Trump administration.
November 08, 2017
While there have been successful listings of PE-backed companies in 2017, three of the biggest failed PE-backed IPOs this year are from Europe.
November 07, 2017
At private companies, the exact numbers on compensation for executives can be elusive. We've teamed up with J. Thelander Consulting to provide data on how much C-level execs are earning.
November 03, 2017
The first days of November brought a pair of PE-related developments in the consumer sector—an increasing rarity in a space that's seen a sharp decline in activity this year.
November 01, 2017
Three months after Apollo posted underwhelming earnings in 2Q, the buyout behemoth blew past analyst expectations.
October 31, 2017
Boosted by an increase in fund management fees, The Carlyle Group has posted $44.6 million in earnings in 3Q.
October 27, 2017
Rookie PE funds often outperform their successors. What are the factors at play in this trend?
October 26, 2017
For private equity firms operating in the retail industry, one door may be closing. But another is opening.
October 25, 2017
The Carlyle Group has announced that co-founders David Rubenstein and William Conway will step away from their positions as co-CEOs. Who's up next?
LPs beware: Private equity firms aren't letting go of their US-based investments anytime soon.
Unlike other buyout shops, Apollo's founders aren't ready to step down yet.
November 09, 2017
So far, 2017 has been an average year for buyout fundraising in Asia. To get to the unusual part, one must look into the future.
Find out what is driving the buyouts, bolt-ons, exits and capital commitments in European private equity in 2017.
Here are 12 key charts from our 3Q 2017 M&A Report, including the latest data on deal volume and value along with transaction metrics like mean and median deal sizes across types of M&A.
November 02, 2017
The combination of a dovish new Fed chairman and a pro-business tax plan should keep the good times going for private markets.
Researchers estimate nearly half of all work can be automated. While workers fret, a growing number of startups are trying to cash in on the robot takeover.
Investment activity might be stymied in certain areas, but 2017 has seen some notable sales from private equity firms to the public markets.
The largest, most well-known technology stocks soared higher Friday on earnings. All are active M&A investors, raising hopes of further activity in areas like AI and self-driving.
KKR has announced economic net income of $308.4 million for 3Q, a notable decline from the $598.2 million figure the buyout giant logged in 3Q 2016.
November 06, 2017
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