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October 19, 2018
Secondary buyouts are one of the most critiqued aspects of the private equity industry, but they're not going anywhere. We explore how global SBOs hold up on a fund returns level.
October 12, 2018
Foreign PE investment in US-based companies has been strong and consistent going back through 2014. But with so much talk of trade wars and tariffs, will that remain the case?
October 9, 2018
Al Gore didn't invent the internet. But the firm he co-founded in 2004 does invest hundreds of millions of dollars in companies that use it.
October 8, 2018
Elon Musk failed to take Tesla private and is paying the price for his premature tweeting. However, others have prevailed—here's a list of the the 11 largest public-to-private deals since 2007.
August 15, 2018
A consortium that includes KKR, Hillhouse Capital and Baring Private Equity Asia is considering a take-private buyout of Yum China that could be worth some $14 billion.
June 18, 2018
Telemos Capital has acquired Lovehoney, an online retailer of sex products which generated sales of around £100 million in the year to March. As part of the deal, Telemos' chairman Philippe Jacobs...
May 15, 2018
Private equity house Cinven has agreed one buyout, one disposal as well as changed the fund of one of its portfolio businesses in a busy day for the firm. First up, it has struck a deal for...
May 8, 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 1, 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.
April 20, 2018
Investcorp-backed SPGPrints has sold engineering unit Veco Precision to Gilde Buy Out Partners. The deal secures Gilde a business with around 350 employees and operations in the Netherlands, the...
April 9, 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.
April 6, 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.
March 27, 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.
February 26, 2018
It would have been hard to predict 10 years ago, but private equity is becoming a prominent buyer of venture-backed startups.
November 7, 2017
Inflexion Private Equity has backed the buyouts of insurance brokers Bollington and Wilsons and merged the companies. The deal will create the Bollington Wilson Group, an entity with annual...
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