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May 31, 2017
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.
Nary a week goes by without Blackstone making headlines. The firm's next deal, though, may be one of its biggest yet.
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.
May 26, 2017
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%.
May 22, 2017
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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May 19, 2017
Steward Health Care has agreed to acquire fellow for-profit hospital operator IASIS Healthcare for $1.9 billion, a transaction at the confluence of two emerging private equity trends.
May 16, 2017
GTCR has agreed invest in Vivid Seats, with Axios reporting that the Chicago-based PE firm will take a minority stake in the ticket reseller.
May 15, 2017
GI Partners has set an initial target of $2.3 billion for its fifth buyout fund, according to an SEC filing, a total that would make for the largest vehicle in firm history.
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?
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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.
Spice Private Equity's investment into LEON is indicative of PE's growing hunger for European food and drink chains.
May 17, 2017
Private equity dry powder levels have reached record highs, and no sector is currently hotter for PE firms than the software space. That has certain sellers licking their chops.
A consortium led by TPG Capital and Ontario Teachers Pension Plan has reportedly made a revised bid for Fairfax Media, offering about A$2.
May 12, 2017
Isaiah Kacyvenski's financial awakening came when, after he was drafted as a linebacker by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round of the 2000 NFL Draft, he received his first paycheck.
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