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May 07, 2018
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.
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.
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.
May 03, 2018
After eight years trading on the public markets, KKR has announced it will flip from a partnership to a corporation. What does that mean?
May 01, 2018
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.
April 25, 2018
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.
April 24, 2018
With the opening quarter of 2018 come and gone, we can examine some of the significant M&A trends that developed in North America and Europe during the first three months of the year.
April 23, 2018
A little more than two months after reports emerged of a pending IPO, CVC Capital Partners has chosen a different exit route for an online gambling giant.
April 19, 2018
Cerberus Capital Management has become the latest buyout heavyweight to announce major personnel moves.
April 18, 2018
Between 2015 and 2017, the number of new energy funds raised in the US fell by more than 50%. But some firms, both old and new, are still gathering fresh capital.
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.
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.
CPPIB has announced the departure of Pierre Lavallée and the appointment of Shane Feeney as its new head of global private equity.
With takeovers of Curo Health Services and Sound Inpatient Physicians, the US healthcare industry continues to be a popular investment for PE firms.
April 20, 2018
The buy-and-build strategy has largely displaced private equitys early playbook, which relied on financial engineering and ambitious leveraging to generate profits.
With a volatile US stock market and declining global markets weighing down its holdings, analysts expected Blackstones income to dip in 1Q. And dip it did.
April 17, 2018
Through its latest compensation survey, Thelander has gathered pay data for employees at hundreds of companies. We've looked at the pay ratio for chief executives versus other employees.
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