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Beige Book: Window On Main Street

Beige Book: Window On Main Street

Key Takeaways The March 2017 Beige Book is consistent with our view that the Fed will raise rates later this month and two more times this year. Based on our analysis, the Beige Book continues to deliver a positive view […]

PE Victor Emerges In Eur 1.8 Billion Allfunds Auction

PE Victor Emerges In Eur 1.8 Billion Allfunds Auction

Hellman & Friedman and GIC have emerged as the winners in the auction process for global funds platform Allfunds, agreeing to buy the Spanish business at a €1.8 billion valuation from Intesa Sanpaolo, Santander Group, General Atlantic and Warburg Pincus. […]

Jumbo PE Funds Continue To Proliferate

Jumbo PE Funds Continue To Proliferate

At KKR, the fundraising never stops. Mere days after closing its latest Americas buyout fund on $13.9 billion—the second-largest in the world since 2013—the private equity juggernaut is back at it, with AltAssets reporting that the firm has put an […]

Pinterest Acquires Jelly In All-Stock Deal

Pinterest Acquires Jelly In All-Stock Deal

Pinterest has acquired Jelly Industries, the operator of an algorithm-based Q&A service that pairs questioners with experts. Jelly was founded by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and Ben Finkel, who worked with Stone at Twitter; both Stone and Finkel will join […]