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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"?
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.
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.
January 25, 2018
The halcyon days in private markets have the same source as the unprecedented rally underway in public markets: historically cheap and ample credit. But that could soon change—and the losses will hurt
January 19, 2018
Following the financial crisis, fundraising for private debt vehicles has mirrored—and in some cases, exceeded—the exponential growth of the larger private capital market.
Security specialist ADT has completed one of the priciest PE-backed IPOs in recent memory—but ADT and its backers, including Apollo Global Management, were hoping for something bigger
January 16, 2018
Our clients in the PE industry seem to be a cheery bunch. Buyers and sellers alike find reason for optimism, but could they be masking underlying strains in the market?
January 11, 2018
With 2017 receding into the rearview, here's a look at some of the preliminary data that captures global M&A activity during the past three months.
January 08, 2018
The Boston-based TA Associates marked the 50th anniversary of its founding by announcing the appointment of Patrick Sader as a managing director and five more promotions.
January 05, 2018
Expect the number of active private equity firms to decline in 2018.
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?
With LMM dealmaking down, PE firms like Transom Capital have to find creative ways to stand out.
January 24, 2018
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We spoke with Andreas Utermann, the CEO and Global CIO of Allianz Global Investors, about the implementation of MiFID II and how fintech fits in.
January 18, 2018
PE fundraising was up. Dealmaking was down. And deal prices were downright frothy.
January 12, 2018
From media to entertainment, the internet has upended industries by changing consumer behavior, and retail has not been immune to the trend. But what's next?
January 10, 2018
Electronic Arts has completed some of the biggest and most influential M&A deals in video game history. Using data from the PitchBook Platform, we've created an interactive timeline to represent the steps Electronic Arts has taken to create its gaming empire.
Examining the ongoing trends and recent deals shaping PE and M&A activity in Europe's financial services sector.
January 04, 2018
The era of cheap money stimulus may have created a self-sustaining and somewhat crazy combination of easy gains and low volatility. And it could be set to end.
July 03, 2018
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