Kohlberg & Co., a middle-market private equity firm, closed its latest fund, Kohlberg Investors IX, at $3.4 billion.
Private equity-backed businesses are pushing to be considered tech companies, boosting valuations in time for sales.
Advent International closed its latest fund, Advent Latin American Private Equity Fund VII, at $2 billion.
More investor capital is expected to be stuck in private equity funds for longer as a result of the COVID-19 recession.
Private equity is paying more for portfolio companies with purchase multiples nearly 12 times EBITDA, fueled by a record amount of leverage.
Private equity managers worldwide raised $595 billion in 1,316 funds in 2019, down from $628 billion by 1,790 funds in 2018, data show.
Taylor Swift called out private equity as a "harmful force in (the music) industry" in a speech for Billboard's Woman of the Decade Award.
Institutional investors have few viable options when it comes to enforcing their ESG policies on portfolio companies.
Pension plans are grappling with lower future returns in private equity, which they count on to continue being their highest-returning asset class.
Greg Ruiz will be joining CalPERS as the new managing investment director for private equity.
TPG has agreed to take over management of the $1 billion Abraaj Growth Markets Health Fund from defunct private equity firm Abraaj Group.
Investors in Abraaj Investment Management's funds are dealing with the fallout from the manager's alleged mishandling of assets.
Abraaj liquidators are trying to sell off the defunct emerging markets private equity firm's fund businesses.
CalPERS may be in the limelight for its new private equity investment model but it's not the only asset owner to go toward direct investing.
Many asset owners are tweaking private equity investment strategies in hopes of eking out the most possible returns while muting risks.
Just 11% of investment partners at private equity and venture capital firms in emerging markets are women, a study finds.
A prolonged government shutdown could stall or even kill private equity deals and public market exits.
Alternative investment firms had $2.1 trillion in dry powder as of June 30, up from $1.8 trillion as of Dec. 31, 2017.
Ridgemont Equity Partners closed its Ridgemont Equity Partners III middle market buyout and growth equity fund at $1.65 billion.
CalPERS' revises efforts to reinvent its private equity model without a permanent leader of the 18-month-old program.
A private equity consortium and Apollo Global Management are bidding separately to buy global technology and manufacturing firm Arconic.
Private equity funds have relatively been on the same pace with the bull market in public equities, according to a PitchBook report.
The strategy of private equity firms taking minority stakes in alternative managers is only a few years old, but it already is evolving.
Rosemont Investment Partners formed a new business with Markel that will provide permanent capital to money management and wealth management firms.
The top concern for consultants and asset owners that invest in private equity in 2018 is high portfolio company valuations, according to eVestment.