Thoma Bravo agreed to acquire cybersecurity and compliance firm Proofpoint in a deal it said values the business at about $12.3 billion.
Private equity firms are barreling through records as they place bets on technological revolutions in numerous sectors.
Dyal Capital Partners bought a minority stake in Veritas Capital, a private equity firm with over $20 billion of assets under management.
U.S. private equity firms backed by endowment and pension funds stands to reap big gains from Ant Group's highly anticipated IPO.
Private equity-owned companies are again raising debt to pay dividends, just as warnings sound about saddling businesses with more leverage.
Even the man who calls himself "MLPGuy" is now forecasting the end of funds dedicated to the master limited partnership.
Private equity firms are armed with a record level of cash, having amassed almost $1.5 trillion in unspent capital.
Robert Smith, founder of Vista Equity Partners, pioneered an increasingly popular way to free up illiquid wealth.
Europe may look dangerous to many investors but to private equity firms, economic malaise and Brexit spell opportunity.
Carlyle Group is winding down a $4 billion energy credit business after the recent departures of co-heads David Albert and Rahul Culas.
Joseph P. Landy is stepping aside as co-chief executive officer of Warburg Pincus, the private equity firm he has helped manage since 2000.
Warren Buffett has escalated his criticism of private equity firms that have been raising record sums of money in recent years.
Blackstone plans to convert to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership, a step that opens up the stock for inclusion in indexes.
Blackstone Group expects to reach about $20 billion when it completes the first phase of capital raising for its flagship fund.
The IRS has given business owners the anticipated final word on how they can claim one of the biggest perks in the 2017 GOP tax overhaul.
Private equity firm TPG is in exclusive talks to take over Abraaj Group's $1 billion health-care fund.
Abraaj Group's fund unit received a bid from private equity firm Actis for $1.
Investors in a $1.6 billion Abraaj Group fund said they are owed at least $300 million by the floundering Middle Eastern private equity firm.
For years, TPG's co-founders flirted with the idea of selling shares in their own firm to the public, but are no longer considering it.
The provisional liquidators of Abraaj Group are seeking more bids for the embattled firm's fund management unit after investors rejected earlier offers.
Cerberus Capital Management pulled out of the bidding process for Abraaj Group's asset management platform after its offer was rejected by investors.
TPG co-founder Jim Coulter faced tough questions on a lack of diversity at the buyout firm at a recent Oregon Investment Council meeting.
Colony NorthStar has ended talks to buy a majority stake in the fund management unit of embattled Abraaj Group.
Standard Chartered is seeking investors to purchase the remaining $1.5 billion of private equity assets and back a spin-off of the team running the buyout business.
Uber Technologies Inc. approved SoftBank Group Corp.'s offer to buy a multibillion-dollar stake in the ride-hailing company.