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February 16, 2018
Some highlights from our recent content: • There's a new name calling the shots at Blackstone. • From faster-closing funds to a new high in PE-backed exit value, we broke down some key private...
February 15, 2018
Financial markets have been on edge as assumptions about inflation and interest rates have been shaken, and KKR is predicting a 100% chance of recession in the next two years. Here are three things to watch.
February 13, 2018
We've compiled a set of charts from our 2017 Annual US PE Breakdown for a quick but comprehensive look at the state of private equity in the US.
There's a new name calling the shots at the buyout giant.
February 09, 2018
The “buy-and-build” approach has become so common that it’s now considered an integral part of the buyout market. But that wasn’t always the case.
February 07, 2018
On February 7, 2014, KKR agreed to acquire National Vision, an optical retailer with hundreds of locations across the US—including more than 200 in Walmart stores.
February 06, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average just suffered its worst-ever one-day points decline. What's driving the loss, and will it continue?
February 02, 2018
In what is the eighth consecutive yearly increase, IT volume rose 7% last year. What allows the sector to withstand unpredictable consumer behavior, new legislation and other PE "earthquakes"?
January 29, 2018
JAB Holding is continuing to build its food-and-beverage empire with a massive add-on acquisition of a well-known drinks conglomerate.
January 26, 2018
From the Stada saga to CVC's record fund, last year was a landmark one for private market capital.
January 25, 2018
The halcyon days in private markets have the same source as the unprecedented rally underway in public markets: historically cheap and ample credit. But that could soon change—and the losses will hurt
January 19, 2018
Following the financial crisis, fundraising for private debt vehicles has mirrored—and in some cases, exceeded—the exponential growth of the larger private capital market.
Security specialist ADT has completed one of the priciest PE-backed IPOs in recent memory—but ADT and its backers, including Apollo Global Management, were hoping for something bigger
In the land of US private equity, the middle market is king.
February 12, 2018
We've put together four charts with global data from J. Thelander Consulting's severance report, including info on what happens when leadership changes and what family leave benefits are like.
February 08, 2018
With its massive Vision Fund, SoftBank has been taking stakes in high-profile private businesses across numerous sectors and geographies. But what do all of these investments actually add up to?
The Carlyle Group co-founders David Rubenstein and William Conway ended their tenures as co-CEOs on a high note.
February 05, 2018
Aiming to take its share of the flood of LP dollars going into private equity, TowerBrook Capital Partners is reportedly targeting $5 billion for two new funds.
February 01, 2018
Apollo Global Management and Blackstone have exceeded analyst expectations with their 4Q 2017 results, reporting significant gains driven in no small part by a booming stock market.
PE funds keep getting bigger across the board. As our 2017 US PE Breakdown notes, 75% of follow-on funds that closed in 2017 were bigger than their predecessors. What are the factors at play?
With LMM dealmaking down, PE firms like Transom Capital have to find creative ways to stand out.
January 24, 2018
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We spoke with Andreas Utermann, the CEO and Global CIO of Allianz Global Investors, about the implementation of MiFID II and how fintech fits in.
January 15, 2018
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