Tag: Private Equity

Mega-Funds Making Comeback In Private Equity

Mega-Funds Making Comeback In Private Equity

Through the first half of the year, mega-funds of $10 billion or more have made a strong comeback in the US and Europe. Five such private equity funds have already closed in 2017, matching the highest yearly total since 2008. […]

Profits-as-a-Service: Private Equity’s Push Into SaaS

Profits-as-a-Service: Private Equity’s Push Into SaaS

As we’ve covered before, companies love to describe themselves as the providers of something-as-a-Service. The construction has become almost as ubiquitous as “Uber, but for…”—it’s another way for startups to present themselves to possible investors as hip, trendy and poised […]

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Movin’ On Up

While exceptional exceptions exist, history’s shown superb sitcom sequels to be scant. With any luck, you’ve long since forgotten the abysmal attempts of “AfterMASH,” “The Brady Brides,” “The Love Boat: The Next Wave,” and possibly the worst of the bunch, […]

Private Capital Fundraising Momentum Continues In Q1 2017

Private Capital Fundraising Momentum Continues In Q1 2017

Q1 2017 saw the private equity industry approach its highest Q1 fundraising total since the Global Financial Crisis, driven by record capital commitments secured by North America-focused vehicles. The private capital industry as a whole maintained its recent fundraising momentum, […]