- Lone Star seeks a loan January 31, 2015Private equity firm Lone Star is seeking up to 400m to refinance a portfolio of Dublin offices that includes 75 St Stephen's Green and Iveagh Court, ...
- Stadium task force: Who are these people? January 31, 2015... group of civic leaders and financial experts, among them a former NFL executive, a California State University trustee and a private equity investor.
- UPDATE 1-Hedge funds lose court bid over Ancestry.com deal price January 30, 2015A Delaware judge ruled on Friday that a private equity firm paid a fair value of $32 per share in 2012 to acquire Ancestry.com and rejected hedge fund ...
- Will Uber Convertibles Run Out Of Gas? January 30, 2015Smart money or, at least, private equity capital that is interested in growth scenarios doesn't see much room for Uber's valuation to grow.
- Wealth managers move into real estate development January 30, 2015As far as a target for economic development, private equity firms that manage investments for the wealthy don't add a lot of jobs to the region. But Kelly ...
- PE Roundup: Private Equity Deals Announced This Week January 30, 2015Video advertising company Imagine Communications in Frisco, Texas, a portfolio company of Beverly Hills firm Gores Group, announced Monday that ...
- Private Equity Firms Buy 17 Planet Fitness Franchises in New York State January 30, 2015Seventeen Planet Fitness locations in upstate New York have been purchased by two private equity firms. The deal was announced on Tuesday.
- iXO Private Equity raises 150 mln euros for fund January 30, 2015French-based iXO Private Equity has closed its third fund at a hard cap of 150 million euros, beating its initial target of 120 million euros. The limited ...
- Lone Star seeks a loan January 31, 2015
Venture capital has played a big role in the development of Israel’s start-up community. Now, Israel’s private equity sector is also coming of age.
Part II of this Knowledge@Wharton podcast looks at the falling market share of PE for emerging markets, and the rising investments outside of the BRIC countries, and the increasing importance of operational improvement.
The recent successful showing for many initial public offerings (IPOs) comes largely from strong equity markets, but also from smaller tranches and the push for operational improvements.
Wharton experts predict tough days ahead for private equity investors in China as price wars for investment opportunities threaten to erode the outsized returns PE firms typically seek.
In this special report, speakers from the Wharton Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference 2014 note that weaker-than-expected economic growth may have the virtue of uncovering some diamonds in the rough for private equity and venture capital investors.
Venture capitalists face slimmer pickings and higher prices as competition to buy good late-stage companies is raising the bar.
A leading venture capital firm — First Round Capital — discovers synergy and new value when its more than 200 portfolio companies swap knowledge.
Expect more private equity money to gravitate toward large firms and also niche firms as market conditions force investors to become choosier, says Joshua Harris, co-founder of Apollo Global Management.
Slower emerging market growth may dampen private equity activity, but it is also uncovering some hidden values, say speakers at the 2014 Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Conference.
Industry surveys show stronger global growth, expectations for more M&A deals will likely free more private equity activity.