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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

Booming post-Covid real estate management sector persuades Berkshire Partners to back Tango

Berkshire Partners has invested in Tango, a provider of cloud-based store lifecycle management and integrated workplace management software. The post Booming post-Covid real estate management sector persuades Berkshire Partners to back Tango first appeared on

How Private Equity-Backed Companies Can Move the Needle on Sustainability

Posted by Mark Adams, Joy Tan, and Emily Taylor, Russell Reynolds Associates, on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Editor's Note: Mark Adams co-leads Russell Reynolds Associates’ Private Equity practice; Joy Tan is a member of Russell

Blackstone brings in ID-management major Okta co-founder as senior advisor

Global private equity giant Blackstone has brought in Okta co-founder Frederic Kerrest as a senior advisor focused on working with the firm's growth equity investing platform. The post Blackstone brings in ID-management major Okta co-founder

EQT’s €15.6bn Fund IX to be more than half invested following PRO Unlimited buyout from Harvest Partners

EQT has tapped its recently-closed €15.6bn Fund IX to agree a buyout of workforce management business PRO Unlimited Global Solutions from Harvest Partners. The post EQT’s €15.6bn Fund IX to be more than half invested

Ambienta eyes rising water management sector growth with buyout of veteran pump-maker Caprari

Sustainability-focused private equity house Ambienta has bought into water pump and motor business Caprari as a bet on the sector's increasing growth.

Remote working boom sees Nexthink strike $1.1bn valuation thanks to Permira-led Series D investment round

Employee IT experience management software business Nexthink has hit a $1.1bn valuation thanks to Series D investment round led by private equity house Permira.

Great Hill Partners investment helps mobile workforce management business BigChange to £100m valuation

Mobile workforce management tech business BigChange has picked up investment from private equity house Great Hill Partners to value the business at £100m.

Carne gets Vitruvian Partners investment as platform hits $2tn in overseen assets

Digital asset management platform Carne has picked up a €100m minority stake investment from Vitruvian Partners.

Main Capital buys into cloud-based HR software platform Perbility

Dutch private equity house Main Capital has bought a stake in cloud-based HR platform Perbility.

Vista Equity Partners agrees $3.5bn Pluralsight buyout

Vista Equity Partners has agreed a $3.5bn buyout of online employee training company Pluralsight.

EQT seals €1.6bn Apleona sale to PAI Partners after four years of streamlining business

Private equity major EQT has agreed the €1.6bn sale of technical facility management services company Apleona to fellow buyout house PAI Partners.

Thoma Bravo buys back into Flexera at reported $2.85bn valuation, 12 years after $200m buyout

Thoma Bravo has bought back into TA Associates and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan-backed IT management business Flexera at a reported $2.85bn valuation.

Stanhope Capital, FWM announce $24.2bn merger to create global wealth management major

Stanhope Capital and FWM have merged to create one of the world's largest independent wealth management and advisory firms, with more than $24bn under management.

The Limits of Corwin in the Sale of a Company to a PE Buyer

Posted by Gail Weinstein, Steven J. Steinman, and Brian T. Mangino, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, on Saturday, November 14, 2020 Editor's Note: Gail Weinstein is senior counsel, and Steven J. Steinman and Brian

TPG, TA buy into Thoma Bravo-backed Planview in $1.6bn deal

Private equity majors TPG Capital and TA Associates have teamed up to buy into Thoma Bravo-backed work management business Planview in a $1.6bn deal.

IFM makes debut Growth Fund deal by backing construction payment management business Zuuse

IFM Investors’ new private equity Growth Fund has made its first transaction by taking a significant minority interest in construction payment management software provider Zuuse.

Aurelius Equity expands fleet management portfolio with Pullman Fleet Services buyout

Mid-market European investment house Aurelius Equity Opportunities has agreed to buy Pullman Fleet Services from Wincanton.

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'

HIG buys back into Capstone Logistics, six years after sealing over 10x return in sale to The Jordan Company

Global private equity investor HIG Capital has agreed to rebuy supply chain management company Capstone Logistics, six years after sealing a hefty return selling the business to The Jordan Company.

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