Private Equity

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: BGH Capital Makes Better Offer For Village Roadshow

Private equity firm BGH Capital has thrown its hat into the ring to acquire Village Roadshow. On Friday, BGH made an unsolicited counter-offer of $4 per share for Village. A month ago, Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) had offered to take over Village Roadshow, a cinema owner and Gold Coast theme parks operator, for $3.90 a share.

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Pitchbook: Private Equity Firms Topped $300 Billion in Fundraising Last Year
January 10, 2020

Pitchbook data reveals that private equity firms shattered fundraising records last year as investors seek alternatives to traditional markets. A new report shows that PE shops raised more than $300…

Private Equity: TPG to Launch Strategic Capital Fund
January 10, 2020

TPG has announced plans to launch a new strategic fund that emphasizes stakes in public companies. The activist bend operates on a different approach. Rather than taking the hostile approach…

Private Equity: Sustainability Ratings Provider EcoVadis Gets $200 Million Investment
January 10, 2020

The Environmental-Social-Governance (ESG) space commands a lot of investing heft these days. That much is evident from the confidence placed by CVC Growth Partners in EcoVadis, a provider of sustainability…

Private Equity: Nuveen Combines Two Owned Entities to Form a $21B Private Capital Platform
January 10, 2020

Nuveen has created a unique direct access private capital platform by bringing together its private equity and junior capital group with Churchill Asset Management, its middle-market senior loan and unitranche…

Private Equity: Manulife Investment Management Closes $1.5 Billion PE Fund
January 9, 2020

Manulife Investment Management has closed $1.5 billion in commitments for a new fund, Manulife Private Equity Partners (MPEP). MPEP is the company’s first fund-of-funds product. It is part of the…

Private Equity: Insight Partners To Buy Cloud Giant Veeam in $5 Billion Deal
January 9, 2020

Insight Partners announced plans to purchase Swiss data management firm Veeam Software. The private equity shop plans to purchase the company for $5 billion. Insight will make the purchase about…

Private Equity: Shoreline’s Inaugural Private Equity Fund Raises $300 Million
January 9, 2020

Private equity firm Shoreline Equity Partners, LLC began raising funds for its maiden buyout fund in March. It announced Tuesday the final closure of the fund at its hard cap…

Private Equity: Platinum Equity Partners Raises $10 Billion for Fifth Flagship Fund
January 9, 2020

Platinum Equity Partners has joined an exclusive group of alternative investment firms. The private equity shop has raised $10 billion for its latest fund. The firm had raised $7 billion…

Private Equity: Final Close of Platinum Equity Capital Partners V at $10 Billion
January 8, 2020

Platinum Equity, the private equity firm founded in 1995 by billionaire Tom Gores, announced Tuesday the close of its fifth global buyout fund with commitments totaling $10 billion. The interest…

The Private Equity Dilemma: There’s Simply Too Much Money on the Sidelines
January 7, 2020

The private equity industry has a problem. A big one. Dry powder, or uninvested cash, at private equity firms, totaled $1.45 billion at the end of 2019.