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November 2, 2018
Financial sponsors represented some 35% of all completed M&A deals for the quarter, but that's just one of the striking data points captured in our latest quarterly datagraphic on M&A activity.
October 26, 2018
The rise of secondary transactions in venture capital has helped ease the strain on early-stage investors in a low-exit environment. But how does this fit in the wider private-for-longer narrative?
October 25, 2018
Warren Buffett once said that price is what you pay, and value is what you get. For the latest in PitchBook's M&A 101 series, we try to get to the bottom of the valuations process.
October 22, 2018
Tiger Global has closed its 11th fund on $3.75 billion, making it the world's largest VC vehicle of the last 10 years. We took a look at which other funds round out the top 10.
September 24, 2018
Slack, the $7.1 billion messaging powerhouse, has picked up Astro in a bid to create an all-in-one workplace collaboration hub. The move marks its third acquisition since the beginning of July.
September 11, 2018
When Facebook acquired Instagram six years ago, the social media giant had only just gotten a handle on mobile after struggling to translate its sprawling empire of "likes" from the desktop. This landmark deal changed everything.
September 5, 2018
Ipsy plans to go public or sell itself, with Bloomberg reporting that the subscription service for makeup and beauty products could fetch up to $2 billion in an acquisition. Ipsy was valued at $800...
September 4, 2018
Software provider Qualtrics has begun interviewing bankers in an effort to take itself public, per Bloomberg. Founded in 2002, the company has raised equity financing from the likes of Sequoia,...
July 25, 2018
Investors piled into Grubhub on Wednesday, driving shares of the food delivery company up nearly 25%. But that's only part of the story. Grubhub will also acquire VC-backed LevelUp for $390 million.
July 24, 2018
Biopharma company PTC Therapeutics has agreed to purchase Agilis Therapeutics for $200 million in cash and stock, plus potential future consideration of up to $595 million based on certain...
July 9, 2018
Consumer electronics company Sonos has filed to go public on the NASDAQ under the symbol SONO, per an SEC filing. The Santa Barbara, CA-based company, which makes home sound systems centered around...
June 28, 2018
The deal marks the ecommerce giant's entry into the pharmaceutical space in a move that sent industry rivals spiraling.
VC-backed IPOs are booming in 2018—particularly for companies in the healthcare space. We've put together a chart showing the startups that have gone public in the first half of the year.
June 13, 2018
Bloom Energy has submitted paperwork with the SEC to go public on the NYSE under the symbol BE. Founded in 2001, the cleantech company is the developer of an on-site power-generation system that...
June 12, 2018
Splunk has agreed to acquire VictorOps, a provider of incident management tools, for $120 million. The startup, founded in 2012, had raised more than $30 million in equity funding from backers...
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