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May 18, 2018
Nine private equity firms that might be next to hit 11 figures.
May 17, 2018
Deal numbers are down and exits are scarce, but PE firms keep piling up the dry powder. Find out the numbers behind these trends and more, using charts from our recent 1Q 2018 European PE Breakdown.
May 16, 2018
There are more unicorns than ever, which means more obvious reminders of the outsize returns such startups can bring. And PE firms are taking notice.
May 09, 2018
The deal solidifies Tanium's position as one of the most valuable private cybersecurity companies in the world and adds to speculation that it may soon hit the public markets.
May 10, 2018
Blackstone was already struggling to find investors for its $40 billion infrastructure fund. It may become more difficult now that US infrastructure legislation appears to be on hold.
May 08, 2018
Bain Capital's deal to buy the memory chip business of Toshiba for some $18 billion doesn't look like it will close, after all.
May 07, 2018
The Carlyle Group plans to close its fifth flagship Asia fund on $6.5B as the firm continues to ramp up its efforts in the region.
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.
May 03, 2018
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 01, 2018
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.
April 30, 2018
On average, platforms with add-on acquisitions take about one year longer to exit versus bare-bones platforms.
April 26, 2018
First, TPG Growth tapped Bono to help launch The Rise Fund. Now, the firm is turning to a former US Secretary of State.
April 25, 2018
CPPIB has announced the departure of Pierre Lavallée and the appointment of Shane Feeney as its new head of global private equity.
May 21, 2018
Somewhat quietly, PE-led carveout acquisitions in North America and Europe have reached high levels in recent years.
May 11, 2018
Big funds are back in a big way, plus other facts and figures from the $10 billion fund club—some more serious than others.
Five years after first backing the Korean security business, The Carlyle Group has agreed to sell ADT Caps for an enterprise value of about $2.8 billion.
A lot has happened since the North American Free Trade Agreement started to stitch the economies of Canada, Mexico and the United States together in 1994 to form the world's largest trading bloc.
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.
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.
After eight years trading on the public markets, KKR has announced it will flip from a partnership to a corporation. What does that mean?
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 27, 2018
Private equity's foray into the newspaper business has led to mixed results at best. That's not surprising, since firms shouldn't be investing in the news business in the first place.
The continent's buyout houses have scooped up nearly half of the world's committed capital, marking a stark contrast to previously unimpeded US dominance.
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