The Market for CEOs: Evidence from Private Equity

Posted by Paul A. Gompers (Harvard Business School), Steven N. Kaplan (University of Chicago), and Vladimir Mukharlyamov (Georgetown University), on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Editor's Note: Paul A. Gompers is Eugene Holman Professor of Business Administration

The Most Curious Rule Proposal in Securities and Exchange Commission History

Posted by Joseph Grundfest (Stanford University), on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Editor's Note: Joseph A. Grundfest is William A. Franke Professor of Law and Business at Stanford Law School. This post is based on his

Proposed SEC Rule on Private Fund Advisers

Posted by William W. Clayton (Brigham Young University), on Monday, May 16, 2022 Editor's Note: William W. Clayton is an Associate Professor at Brigham Young University Law School. This post summarizes his recent comment letter

Private or Public Equity? The Evolving Entrepreneurial Finance Landscape

Posted by Michael Ewens (Caltech) and Joan Farre-Mensa (University of Illinois at Chicago), on Thursday, March 3, 2022 Editor's Note: Michael Ewens is Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at the California Institute of Technology, and Joan

Stakeholder Capitalism in the Time of Covid

Posted by Lucian Bebchuk (Harvard Law School), Kobi Kastiel (Tel Aviv University), and Roberto Tallarita (Harvard Law School), on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Editor's Note: Lucian Bebchuk is the James Barr Ames Professor of Law,

High-End Bargaining Problems

Posted by William Clayton (Brigham Young University), on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 Editor's Note: William W. Clayton is Associate Professor of Law at Brigham Young University Law School. This post is based on his recent

Venture Capital’s “Me Too” Moment

Posted by Sophie Calder-Wang (The Wharton School), Paul A. Gompers (Harvard Business School), and Patrick Sweeney (Harvard Business School), on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Editor's Note: Sophie Calder-Wang is Assistant Professor of Real Estate at

Private Equity and Financial Stability: Evidence from Failed Bank Resolution in the Crisis

Posted by Emily Johnston-Ross (FDIC), Song Ma (Yale University), and Manju Puri (Duke University), on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Editor's Note: Emily Johnston Ross is a Senior Financial Economist at the FDIC Center for Financial

Nordic Capital seals impressive Cint Group IPO at SEK9.8bn valuation

Nordic Capital has sealed an impressive IPO of digital survey specialist Cint Group at a SEK9.8bn ($1.18bn) valuation.

Private equity dealmaking surge planned for 2021 as firms look to shake off Covid-19 woes

Private equity houses are gearing up for a surge in dealmaking in 2021 as they look to get back to deploying capital in the wake of the coronavirus shock of this year, new research shows.

LPs eye secondary market as prep for post-Covid world – Coller Private Equity Barometer

More than half of private equity LPs are looking to make secondary deals over the next two years as investors prep for a post-Covid world, Coller Capital's latest annual Global Private Equity Barometer shows.

Powerful private equity bounceback from Covid-19 crisis sees firms keen to deploy huge dry powder totals

Private equity's impressive bounceback from the Covid-19 pandemic looks set to herald a deal surge as firms look to deploy massive amounts of dry powder, new research from law firm Dechert says.

Outlook negative for global asset management industry in 2021 amid wavering investor appetite for risk: Moody’s

A wavering investor appetite for risk and a deteriorating competitive environment are leading to a negative outlook for the global asset management industry next year, new research from Moody's shows.

EQT: Private Equity with a Purpose

Posted by Robert Eccles (University of Oxford), Therese Lennehag (EQT Partners), and Nina Nornholm (EQT Partners), on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Editor's Note: Robert G. Eccles is Visiting Professor of Management Practice at Oxford University

LPs planning big renewable energy infrastructure investment push as climate change response grows

Global institutional investors plan to almost double their allocations to renewable energy infrastructure in the near-term as the global response to climate change continues to gain momentum.

BGF backs human cell disease model startup DefiniGEN

UK investment house BGF has backed a £3.25m funding round for DefiniGEN, a provider of human cell products and services.

Vista Equity Partners helps Pipedrive hit unicorn status through majority investment

Software-focused private equity major Vista Equity Partners has helped CRM platform Pipedrive reach unicorn status through a majority investment.

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls: Fiduciary Obligations in the Shadow of Trados

Posted by Sarath Sanga (Northwestern University) and Eric L. Talley (Columbia University), on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Editor's Note: Sarath Sanga is Associate Professor at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, and at Kellogg School

German resilience helps DACH region towards record PE deal value total despite Covid-19 volatility

German resilience is helping the DACH region power towards its highest annual private equity deal value total for a decade despite the bruising impact of the coronavirus pandemic on firms across the globe.

GPs must embrace proactive portfolio management tools now, or be left behind

As the coronavirus crisis continues to rage across the glove, private equity investors are being forced to think more carefully about managing their existing portfolios amid a volatile dealmaking market. AltAssets spoke to Eaton Partners'

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