Zombie Funds On The Rise
More than $120 billion is tied up in private equity fund assets that managers are having a hard time realizing a profit on.
IPO Activity Continues Slide, Falling 20% in Q2
Survey confirms trend away from IPOs as companies turn to other capital sources including private equity.
Hoax $8B Tender Offer Sparks Avon Stock Surge
Avon quickly indicated the offer from a purported U.K. private equity firm was bogus.
Small, Midsize Firms Favor Bank Loans for Capital Needs
Nearly 80% are unfamiliar with crowdinvesting and other new avenues for private financing.
Customized Reporting Requests Swamp PE Firm CFOs
The finance departments of private equity firms have a big challenge ahead: mastering timely and transparent reporting to investors.
Not Just PE Owner but Banker as Well
A private placement by First Data earned its private equity owner KKR $40 million in banking fees.
Private Equity: Barbarians at Middle Age
The firms that pioneered private equity are becoming duller.
Entrepreneurs, Investors High on the Pot Business
Despite weighty challenges, the fast-emerging legal marijuana industry invites a ‘Green Rush’ of interest.
How to Be the CFO of a Private-Equity-Owned Firm
Your role as CFO will change when a private equity firm buys your company.
2013 IPOs Raise a Mountain of Cash
It was a banner year for initial public offerings, as 222 companies tapped the equity markets for the first time, raising more than $59 billion.