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.
More investor capital is expected to be stuck in private equity funds for longer as a result of the COVID-19 recession.
The private equity firm's investment reflects a valuation of $1.25 billion for CAPTRUST, an investment consulting firm.
Blackstone Group's private equity group is scouring the world for portfolio companies.
Blackstone's private equity CIO sees an opportunity for large deals.
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.
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.
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.
Abraaj Group's demise amid fraud allegations highlights the question of consultants' fiduciary duties in private equity investments.
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.
Wafra Inc. and Landmark Partners have acquired a passive, non-voting minority stake in private equity firm Siris Capital Group.
Good times will continue to roll in private equity and credit, but trade wars and other macroeconomic factors could dampen transactions.
ICG Strategic Equity Advisors agreed to purchase the majority of Standard Chartered's private equity investment portfolio.
Asset owners are tapping the alternative investment secondary markets to sell pre-recession funds.
Hired by the University of California to advise on private equity deals, BlackRock has embedded an executive at the system's investing office in Oakland.
Los Angeles Fire & Police Pensions traveled a bumpy road to lead the risk-return rankings of U.S. pension fund buyout programs.
Portfolio Advisors closed its latest fund to invest on the secondary market, Portfolio Advisors Secondary Fund III, at its $1.5 billion hard cap.
Two private equity firms announced fund closings on Wednesday exceeding $1 billion.
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