Thoma Bravo agreed to acquire cybersecurity and compliance firm Proofpoint in a deal it said values the business at about $12.3 billion.
AlpInvest Partners raised $3.5 billion for its latest co-investment fund, focusing on buyouts and growth capital transactions.
Private equity investors are taking concrete steps to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, according to an industry association.
Private equity firms are barreling through records as they place bets on technological revolutions in numerous sectors.
Carlyle Group obtained a first-of-its-kind $4.1 billion ESG-related credit facility, linking the price of debt to its diversity goals.
Private equity-backed businesses are pushing to be considered tech companies, boosting valuations in time for sales.
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.
A limited partners advocacy group is seeking to ensure portfolio companies can access loans to keep workers employed.
Even the man who calls himself "MLPGuy" is now forecasting the end of funds dedicated to the master limited partnership.
Blackstone Group's private equity group is scouring the world for portfolio companies.
Blackstone's private equity CIO sees an opportunity for large deals.
Vistria Group closed its $1.1 billion Vistria Fund III, a middle-market buyout fund.
Private equity firms are armed with a record level of cash, having amassed almost $1.5 trillion in unspent capital.
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.
Taylor Swift is enlisting the help of Carlyle Group to allow her to perform her songs at the American Music Awards and in a documentary.
Ryan Levitt joined private equity firm Intermediate Capital Group as a managing director responsible for expanding into North America.
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.
Sean Ozbolt has joined Riverside Co. as a managing partner, overseeing the private-equity firm's value investing initiative.
Pension plans are grappling with lower future returns in private equity, which they count on to continue being their highest-returning asset class.
Carlyle Group is winding down a $4 billion energy credit business after the recent departures of co-heads David Albert and Rahul Culas.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is one of 13 Democratic members of Congress backing legislation that would dramatically change the private equity industry.