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: Is Dave and Busters a PIPE Dream?

Dave and Busters (NASDAQ:PLAY) have been hard hit by the economic downturn. The restaurant and arcade company closed its stores across the United States. It furloughed at least 15,000 hourly team members, store management, and corporate staff. Meanwhile, it cut the compensation of the senior leadership team by 50 percent. And the Board of Directors has suspended Directors’ cash compensation for the remainder of the year. So… what next?

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Private Equity Firm Leonard Green and Partners Closes Two Offerings
December 10, 2019

Leonard Green and Partners announced that it has closed two flagship private equity fund offerings. The firm’s eighth flagship private equity investment fund, Green Equity Investors VIII, raised a total…

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Goldman’s Private Equity Clients All Fear a Recession
December 6, 2019

Goldman Sachs clients are hunkering down for a recession, but are still looking for multi-billion dollar investment opportunities. Speaking on a Bloomberg interview, Alison Mass, Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s chairman…

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Apollo Global Management Expands Japan Operations, Appoints Partner
December 6, 2019

Apollo Global Management is expanding its private equity business in Japan. The firm has also appointed Tetsuji Okamoto as a Partner, Head of Japan, to lead its efforts. His role…

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Melvin: Private Equity Firms Struggle to Deploy Capital – Now What?
December 4, 2019

Fundraising by private equity funds will set a record in 2019. As of last month,  PE funds have raised $248 billion of new commitments. There were still two months left…

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Hedge Funds Blink; Private Equity Firms Free to Take Control of Inmarsat
December 4, 2019

A tense stand-off between activist hedge funds and private equity giants over British satellite company Inmarsat ended up a damp squib. Activists Oaktree, Kite Lake and Rubric Capital had a…

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KKR European Fund V Details
December 4, 2019

The KKR European Fund V will focus on buyouts in Western Europe. The company announced this week that it has raised more than €5.8 billion from investors. In addition, the company…

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Dyal Raises Largest Fund Ever For Buying Stakes in PE Companies
December 3, 2019

Dyal Capital received a record commitment of over $9 billion for its Fund IV, with heavy oversubscription reached during the final hours. Dyal is a division of Neuberger Berman and…

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GLP’s New Income Fund to Target Chinese Logistics Assets
December 2, 2019

GLP is launching its new RMB15bn (US$2.1bn) Chinese logistics fund. The GLP China Income Partners Fund will focus on properties generating a stable income stream and recycle capital. GLP is…

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KKR Expects Lower Returns and Economic Growth
December 2, 2019

The KKR economic outlook arrived in late October. Following a holiday week, let’s take a look at the report. Henry McVey, the Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation, has…

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Private Equity Giant Carlyle Group’s Latest Windfall: SBI Cards
December 2, 2019

The SBI Cards IPO will be the largest public offering in India this year. On November 27, the company filed its draft prospectus but failed to provide any valuation insight….

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