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A PE firm buying a VC-backed company not only gives the PE firm the opportunity to deploy dry powder efficiently, but it also gives the VC the opportunity to exit—a win-win for both investors.
Jul 5, 2018
Over the past decade, secondary buyouts have become an increasingly frequent component of the private equity landscape. And they're showing no signs of slowing down in 2018.
Jun 27, 2018
Secondary buyouts have been a contentious part of the PE industry for a long time. However, there are upsides that partially balance out the downsides of this deal type.
Jun 8, 2018
The median size of healthcare PE buyouts across North America and Europe peaked in 2017, while growth investing has remained relatively steady. Now, the trends appear to be reversing.
Jun 1, 2018
Bain Capital's deal to buy the memory chip business of Toshiba for some $18 billion doesn't look like it will close, after all.
May 8, 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.
May 1, 2018
Silver Lake was founded nearly two decades ago with a novel mission. In the years since, the firm's focus on big-money tech deals has proved prescient.
Apr 9, 2018
Mega-deals are back. But before they go too wild, private equity firms might want to consider these five examples from before the financial crisis.
Apr 6, 2018
When private equity firms have money, they're going to spend it. A recent wave of mega-funds is leading to a rise in massive deals.
Mar 27, 2018
It would have been hard to predict 10 years ago, but private equity is becoming a prominent buyer of venture-backed startups.
Feb 26, 2018
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