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Global private equity firms are sitting on more than $2.1 trillion in “Dry Powder.” Their investment decisions and purchasing power will shape the public and private investment markets in ways that shape the future of the global economy. DailyAlts provides constant updates and insights on deal-making, regulatory shifts, global capital flows, and more.

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Private Equity: PE Shops are Going on a Startup Spending Spree, Says Pitchbook

A new Pitchbook report shows that private equity shops are snapping up an interesting alternative investment. Flush with dry powder, PE shops have been snapping up VC-backed startups, according to a report from Pitchbook. 

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Alternative Investment Fund Launches and Updates – September 3, 2019
September 2, 2019

Investment fund launches for September 3, 2019. First up, venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures has filed to launch a $200 million fund in partnership with South Korea’s Hanwha Asset…

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Suspended Woodford Equity Income Pivots from Unquoted Securities to Listed Ones
August 31, 2019

The £3.5 billion Woodford Equity Income fund, run by Neil Woodford, must reconstitute its holdings into a more liquid portfolio by December and come out of suspension Neil Woodford has…

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M&A Deal News – August 30, 2019
August 31, 2019

Hilton Grand Seeks a Buyer, Apollo Scores a Deal with GE, and Another Bank Merger M&A Deal News – August 30, 2019: M&A deal news from around the globe. Each…

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The American Investment Council Lists PE as Top Asset for Pensions
August 28, 2019

In an impressive run, PE has topped the returns table at pensions for seven consecutive years. A study by the American Investment Council (AIC) of 165 US public pension funds…

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M&A Deal News – August 27, 2019
August 27, 2019

GTCR boosts its AUM, Apollo Considers an Energy Deal, and WeWork buys a rival before its IPO M&A Deal News – August 27, 2019: M&A deal news from around the…

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World’s Largest Asset Manager: CEOs Should Not Serve on Other Boards
August 27, 2019

BlackRock voted against 94 CEOs who wanted to serve on more than one board outside their company The world’s largest asset manager is taking aim at chief executives who sit…

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Eurozone Planning $110 billion Techs ‘Catch-Up’ Fund and Trade Tariffs
August 22, 2019

Fearing the threat from tech giants in the US and China, the EU plans to bulk up its own “high-potential European companies” through a sovereign wealth fund According to media…

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M&A Deal News – August 21, 2019
August 21, 2019

A new Osram suiter, Avaya finds an alternative to Mitel, an Italian-French merger, and Goldman takes China. Let’s look at Wednesday’s M&A Deal News. M&A Deal News – August 21, 2019:…

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Blackstone Hires Ram Jagannath to Head Growth Equity Platform
August 21, 2019

The new senior managing director has two decades of experience in the healthcare and technology sectors Add another senior name to recent Blackstone hires. The firm has hired Ram Jagannath…

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Blackrock Aims to Cut Fees and Risk in Private Equity Investing
August 21, 2019

Blackrock is upending the cozy status quo of high fees and high risk in private equity with its $ 870 million investment in Authentic Brands Blackrock’s Long-Term Private Capital Fund…

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