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June 12, 2017
Just like their VC peers, PE investors can’t get enough of businesses working to keep technology safe, making more and larger investments than ever before.
June 09, 2017
As one of the alpha dogs in the private equity world, KKR doesn't often have deals fall though in their final stages.
Comparing the returns of different strategies is difficult enough, given the typical disparities in approach. Assessing private equity’s performance relative to that of public markets is even more challenging...
June 06, 2017
Our 1Q 2017 US PE Breakdown showcases datasets covering all aspects of private equity. We've compiled the key highlights from the report.
June 02, 2017
PE fund vintages from 2007 to 2009 still have median RVPI multiples exceeding at least 0.50x, even though it has been just shy of a decade since the eldest of those funds closed.
May 31, 2017
Nary a week goes by without Blackstone making headlines. The firm's next deal, though, may be one of its biggest yet.
May 26, 2017
One retail company after another backed by private equity has entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings in recent months. Payless may plan to fight back.
The number of British businesses going public has fallen sharply since 2014, but Alfa Financial's flotation means all eyes are back on London's IPO market.
May 24, 2017
Beer is delicious. Beer makes you happy. Beer is often good business. So where does private equity fit in?
May 22, 2017
In this post, we break down the key ways corporations are using private market data to stay competitive.
SoftBank has held the first close of its massive Vision Fund on $93 billion in committed capital. The first close comes seven months after the Japanese telecom giant announced the vehicle.
June 08, 2017
TPG’s interest in Hutchison Global Communications comes as little surprise: For American private equity firms, overseas IT investments are becoming an increasing source of deal flow.
June 05, 2017
Charlesbank Capital Partners has announced that Michael Eisenson will step down as CEO, a change that comes at a time when the Boston-based firm seems to be ramping up its rate of investment
Perella Weinberg Partners has signed on to help Davide Campari-Milano explore a sale of its Irish Mist whiskey and Carolans Irish cream brands. A corporate acquirer might be their best bet.
May 30, 2017
With its new European vehicle, EQT will continue the geographic separation of its mid-market strategy—and, likely, its increasing pursuit of deals in the IT space.
As more youthful PE funds weren’t able to snag favorably priced assets, their momentum and time taken to post DPI figures similar to those of 2009 look set to be slower and longer.
May 25, 2017
Any buyout fund closed in the past five years is still very much in its adolescence. But that doesn’t mean current data about how such private equity vehicles are performing is useless.
May 23, 2017
Middle-market-dedicated funds made up 70% of overall US PE raises in the first quarter of 2017, the highest tally of the decade. The portion of capital committed is a hefty 63%.
Blackstone has announced it will launch a $40 billion infrastructure fund that will be geared toward investments in the US, with half of the capital coming via Saudi Arabias Public Investment Fund and the rest from other investors.
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