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May 21, 2019
The commander in chief has again voiced his displeasure with the carried interest tax provision, which allows many PE investors to have their profits be taxed at the lower capital gains rate of 20%.
May 10, 2019
There's a trade-off between welcoming foreign investment and protecting national security, and that's becoming a more common consideration in the private equity world.
April 12, 2019
Pamplona Capital Management's investment in Cofense is the latest deal to be investigated by CFIUS, as concerns over foreign investment in the US continue to grow.
February 19, 2019
Last week, a subcommittee of the House of Representatives grilled the leaders of T-Mobile and Sprint about the companies' merger. But the implications of the hearing may go beyond this deal.
January 18, 2019
John Lilly has decided to scale back his responsibilities at Greylock Partners, stepping away from his current role as a general partner to spend more time on political work.
December 11, 2018
The founder of the eponymous Bloomberg financial media company has suggested he could sell the business if he runs for president in 2020. If this comes to pass, PE might be his only option.
November 5, 2018
Ninety miles east of Silicon Valley, a venture capitalist is running for Congress in California's 10th District. What sort of deals did Josh Harder pursue during his time as a startup investor?
October 17, 2018
When Mitt Romney ran for president in 2012, opponents criticized his career at Bain Capital. Now, another exec is gaining momentum to possibly run in 2020. Here's why it's different this time.
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?
August 17, 2018
It's too early to tell what impacts tariffs will have on private equity, but, perhaps unsurprisingly, different investors see different outcomes.
August 7, 2018
President Trump's aggressive economic nationalism is deepening the trade rift with China. Amid all these cross-currents, here are the top-of-mind impacts, according to PitchBook's news team.
July 10, 2018
Y Combinator graduate Nurx, the operator of a contraceptive home-delivery app, has raised $36 million in a round led by Kleiner Perkins. Chelsea Clinton will join the startup's board.
June 8, 2018
Jim Stavridis, a former four-star admiral in the US Navy, has joined The Carlyle Group as an operating executive consultant focused on geopolitical and national security issues.
December 6, 2017
Suneel Gupta has announced his intent to run for Congress in Michigan as a democrat. Gupta was previously an entrepreneur-in-residence at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; before that, he was CEO...
November 20, 2017
Lindsay Goldberg has announced that Jack Lew, who was the US Secretary of the Treasury from 2013 to 2017, will join the firm as a partner.
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