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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
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...
Nov 7, 2017
Apax Partners has requested a halt to the sale of bankrupt cinema business Globus Max to Elco, per Israeli business publication Globes. The firm reportedly claims that Elco is in breach of the...
Oct 31, 2017
Nine years ago today, a stark change occurred in the forecast for The Weather Channel when Bain Capital, Blackstone and NBC Universal bought the company for $3.5 billion.
Sep 15, 2017
In the latest twist in the drawn-out bidding process for Toshiba's memory chip unit, a group of investors co-led by Bain Capital has upped its offer.
Sep 11, 2017
Sequoia India has reportedly agreed to acquire Faces Cosmetics Canada from Everstone Capital for about $40 million, representing a rare buyout for the Sequoia affiliate, its first since the firm...
Aug 25, 2017
Advent International has agreed to acquire marketing outsourcing company Williams Lea Tag from Deutsche Post DHL. Its German owner reportedly paid $443 million when it acquired a 75% stake in the...
HGGC has completed its previously announced deal to take nutritional supplements manufacturer Nutraceutical International private for $41.80 per share in cash, or about $446 million. The...
Aug 24, 2017
Vista Equity Partners has agreed to buy Applause, a provider of digital experience software. The company has raised more than $115 million in VC funding and was valued at $347.6 million with a...
Secondary buyouts have been artificially propped up by the inflated volume of crisis-era investments for the past few years. Slowing slightly in 2016, pass-the-parcel deals have fallen off a cliff...
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