Tag: PetSmart

PE Doubles Down On VC-Backed Startups

PE Doubles Down On VC-Backed Startups

When BC Partners-backed PetSmart bought online pet food retailer Chewy.com in April for $3.35 billion, it topped Wal-Mart’s $3.3 billion deal for Jet.com last year to become the biggest ecommerce transaction in history. The deal was also the largest PE-sponsored purchase […]

Westport Fund 1Q15 Portfolio Commentary

Westport Fund 1Q15 Portfolio Commentary

Westport Fund’s portfolio commentary for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Westport Fund: Portfolio Commentary Economic growth in the first quarter of 2015 slowed with activity retarded by harsh weather in the Northeast and Midwest, a rapid strengthening of […]