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July 25, 2018
The RealReal and ClassPass, two prominent female-founded companies, announced major rounds on Wednesday. We took a look at the percentage of VC in the US that’s gone to women so far in 3Q 2018.
June 29, 2018
Toys R Us closed the last of its remaining US locations on Friday. Bain Capital and KKR should respond by paying off the roughly $70 million in severance owed to the 33,000 employees that lost jobs.
May 17, 2018
Raden has become the second VC-backed smart luggage company this month to fall victim to strict new airline battery policies.
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 3, 2018
As everyone in private equity knows, debt can be a powerful thing. Four years ago today, Ares Management used it to take control of one of America's major music retailers.
March 22, 2018
Apollo Global Management has invested in pizza, casinos, Twinkies, hot tubs and organic foods. Five years ago today, it added education to the mix.
March 2, 2018
The SoftBank Vision Fund has led a $535 million Series D for DoorDash, which partners with restaurants such as Buffalo Wild Wings and The Cheesecake Factory to offer on-demand food delivery. The...
February 27, 2018
Comcast's £22.1 billion counter-offer for Sky is expected to spark a bidding war for the broadcasting business, adding a new twist to an eight-year saga.
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 7, 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.
January 19, 2018
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
December 19, 2017
Who was the most active PE investor in the world last year? How about in Europe? To find those answers and more, we sliced and diced PitchBook Platform data in more than a dozen different ways.
December 15, 2017
KKR has agreed to purchase the global spreads business of Unilever in one of the largest buyouts of the year.
December 6, 2017
Nestle has agreed to acquire Atrium Innovations, a maker of nutritional supplements under the Garden of Life brand, for $2.3 billion in cash. The move supports Nestle's recent focus on consumer...
December 5, 2017
US private equity activity is on pace to decline by more than 10% during 2017. But the more important change in the market, perhaps, is in terms of what industries investors are choosing to back.
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