Private equity firms are barreling through records as they place bets on technological revolutions in numerous sectors.
Nick Franklin was appointed global head of private equity at real estate investment firm Cain International.
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.
Ophir Shmuel joined private capital placement and fund advisory firm Eaton Partners as a managing director and co-head of EMEA.
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-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 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.
Kudu Investment Management and Pacific Current Group together have made a minority investment in Pennybacker Capital Management.
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.
Two Sigma Investments' private equity unit, Sightway Capital, closed its Sightway Capital I fund at $1.2 billion in commitments.
Institutional investors have few viable options when it comes to enforcing their ESG policies on portfolio companies.
Robert Smith, founder of Vista Equity Partners, pioneered an increasingly popular way to free up illiquid wealth.
Providence Equity Partners has closed buyout fund Providence Equity Partners VIII at more than $6 billion, above its $5 billion target.
Pension plans are grappling with lower future returns in private equity, which they count on to continue being their highest-returning asset class.
Europe may look dangerous to many investors but to private equity firms, economic malaise and Brexit spell opportunity.
Joseph P. Landy is stepping aside as co-chief executive officer of Warburg Pincus, the private equity firm he has helped manage since 2000.
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.
Abraaj liquidators are trying to sell off the defunct emerging markets private equity firm's fund businesses.
Investors in Abraaj Investment Management's funds are dealing with the fallout from the manager's alleged mishandling of assets.
Blackstone plans to convert to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership, a step that opens up the stock for inclusion in indexes.