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November 24, 2019
Kylie Jenner's $1.2 billion deal joins PayPal's record acquisition, PE's big day in DC, WeWork's layoffs and more in our recap of the week.
July 29, 2019
For more than a decade, the B2B and B2C spaces were where the majority of US PE investments occurred. Not anymore.
May 22, 2019
We spoke with Jay Reno, founder and CEO of home furnishing rental startup Feather, about the changing American dream and how renting furniture can help save the planet.
February 6, 2019
Subscription boxes appeared out of nowhere in the early 2010s. What's the secret sauce that makes venture capital firms commit hundreds of millions of dollars to this relatively new industry?
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
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