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June 22, 2018
Female founders face a major funding disparity, but what about women who aren't necessarily founders? High-level female employees of private companies have a funding gap of their own.
June 21, 2018
After months of speculation that a massive new vehicle in the region was in the works, The Carlyle Group has officially closed its fifth flagship Asia fund on $6.55 billion.
After months of turmoil over alleged fund mismanagement, The Abraaj Group found a buyer for several of its assets in markets ranging from Istanbul to South America.
June 19, 2018
Technology is playing an increasingly important role when it comes to evaluating a company's growth potential—and it's quickly changing the nature of private equity due diligence.
June 18, 2018
While the average shelf life of a PE fund is often assumed to be eight to 10 years, many funds require considerably more time to wind down. However, long-dated funds come with both pros and cons.
June 15, 2018
Much to the excitement of at least one of our writers, a contestant on this season of "The Bachelorette" is a venture capitalist. Maybe.
June 14, 2018
New research suggests that roughly half of bitcoin's meteoric rise in late 2017 was driven by possibly fraudulent buying demand—undercutting the main reason why bitcoin entered the mainstream.
June 12, 2018
Blackstone and KKR are among the firms bidding to acquire a minority stake in Sportradar, a data company that works with several major sports leagues, from EQT.
In the tech world, companies are staying private for longer. Now, TPG Capital is trying to take advantage.
June 11, 2018
Last week, IHOP teased plans to change its name. On Monday, the company actually did it—for now, at least.
June 08, 2018
Secondary buyouts have been a contentious part of the PE industry for a long time. However, there are upsides that partially balance out the downsides of this deal type.
As market dynamics change, investors within private equity and venture capital are finding new and diverse ways to exit their investments.
Who’s the most interesting person in private equity? That’s open to debate. Who are the most interesting brothers? To that
question, we have an answer.
From fundraising to deals to exits: Behold nine charts that break down the state of the US private equity sector.
Abraaj has paused all fundraising and dealmaking activities, returned money to investors and announced layoffs, with founder Arif Naqvi stepping down from day-to-day operations.
June 13, 2018
As one of the world's most prolific dealmakers, it was only a matter of time before Blackstone officially raised billions for buyouts in Asia. That moment has arrived.
Another Federal Reserve rate hike is coming. But by one measure, the pain of policy tightening is going to get much worse.
Less than two weeks after lining up the biggest PE-backed software deal since the recession, KKR has announced an even larger move.
Jim Stavridis, a former four-star admiral in the US Navy, has joined The Carlyle Group as an operating executive consultant focused on geopolitical and national security issues.
June 06, 2018
With so much change in the PE industry, it felt like the right time to take a look at how Blackstone, KKR, Carlyle and Apollo performed in 1Q.
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