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.
Lending Where Banks Fear to Tread
Nonbank lenders and other sources of private capital will often provide financing to small and midsize companies when banks won’t.
Why Would You Want to Work for a PE-Backed Firm?
For CFOs who may be of a mind to hook up with a private equity-backed company, open your eyes wide and tread very carefully.
PE’s Big Worry: Values Already Too High
Determined not to repeat the mistakes of 2005 to 2007, private-equity executives say they are being careful not to overvalue or overleverage target companies.
Private Equity’s Picky Appetite
PE firms are craving service and health-care targets, according to a new survey.