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February 22, 2018
Rising interest rates have rattled markets. And based on a worsening fiscal outlook for the US Treasury, the situation will only get worse.
February 21, 2018
Over the last few years, activists have increasingly sought European targets in their quest for yield. Paul Singer’s Elliott Management is one of the most notable players.
February 20, 2018
After years of flirtation with a massive IPO, Albertsons and private equity backer Cerberus Capital Management have found a different way onto the public markets.
February 15, 2018
Financial markets have been on edge as assumptions about inflation and interest rates have been shaken, and KKR is predicting a 100% chance of recession in the next two years. Here are three things to watch.
February 13, 2018
We've compiled a set of charts from our 2017 Annual US PE Breakdown for a quick but comprehensive look at the state of private equity in the US.
February 09, 2018
The “buy-and-build” approach has become so common that it’s now considered an integral part of the buyout market. But that wasn’t always the case.
February 07, 2018
On February 7, 2014, KKR agreed to acquire National Vision, an optical retailer with hundreds of locations across the US—including more than 200 in Walmart stores.
February 06, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average just suffered its worst-ever one-day points decline. What's driving the loss, and will it continue?
February 02, 2018
In what is the eighth consecutive yearly increase, IT volume rose 7% last year. What allows the sector to withstand unpredictable consumer behavior, new legislation and other PE "earthquakes"?
January 29, 2018
JAB Holding is continuing to build its food-and-beverage empire with a massive add-on acquisition of a well-known drinks conglomerate.
January 26, 2018
From the Stada saga to CVC's record fund, last year was a landmark one for private market capital.
February 16, 2018
In the land of US private equity, the middle market is king.
There's a new name calling the shots at the buyout giant.
February 12, 2018
We've put together four charts with global data from J. Thelander Consulting's severance report, including info on what happens when leadership changes and what family leave benefits are like.
February 08, 2018
With its massive Vision Fund, SoftBank has been taking stakes in high-profile private businesses across numerous sectors and geographies. But what do all of these investments actually add up to?
The Carlyle Group co-founders David Rubenstein and William Conway ended their tenures as co-CEOs on a high note.
February 05, 2018
Aiming to take its share of the flood of LP dollars going into private equity, TowerBrook Capital Partners is reportedly targeting $5 billion for two new funds.
February 01, 2018
Apollo Global Management and Blackstone have exceeded analyst expectations with their 4Q 2017 results, reporting significant gains driven in no small part by a booming stock market.
PE funds keep getting bigger across the board. As our 2017 US PE Breakdown notes, 75% of follow-on funds that closed in 2017 were bigger than their predecessors. What are the factors at play?
January 25, 2018
With LMM dealmaking down, PE firms like Transom Capital have to find creative ways to stand out.
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