Private equity and venture capital fundraising in Europe hit $123.4 billion in 2020.
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.
European private equity deal value and volume hit a quarterly record in the first quarter, boosted by middle-market and microcap deals.
Ardian closed its latest flagship control buyout fund, Ardian Buyout Fund VII, at $8.8 billion including co-investments.
Private equity firms are barreling through records as they place bets on technological revolutions in numerous sectors.
Azimut Alternative Capital Partners acquired a 12.5% stake in middle-market private equity firm HighPost Capital.
Private investment manager Ardian has acquired Bregal Investments' limited partnership stake in Freshstream, a $714 million fund.
One Rock Capital Partners closed its third middle-market buyout fund, One Rock Capital Partners III, at its $2 billion hard cap.
After a slump in deals caused by the pandemic, the largest private equity managers "sprinted to the finish" in the second half of 2020.
Kohlberg & Co., a middle-market private equity firm, closed its latest fund, Kohlberg Investors IX, at $3.4 billion.
Global private equity assets under management expected to continue robust growth.
Thoma Bravo raised more than $22.8 billion in capital commitments in three funds, the private equity firm says.
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.
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.
Carlyle Group's AlpInvest and affiliated investors are now the largest investors in Kinderhook Capital Fund III, following recapitalization.
More investor capital is expected to be stuck in private equity funds for longer as a result of the COVID-19 recession.
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 study shows fees and terms for private equity funds were highly uniform in 2018-19, indicating managers had significant bargaining power.
ILPA has released new guidance that aims to create a common reporting standard on private equity managers' use of subscription lines of credit.
73% of private equity investors expect the largest managers to capture a growing proportion of total commitments over the next five years.