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Private-Equity Tech Titans Face Off With New Funds

Two of the largest technology-focused private-equity firms are competing to raise money for what would be their biggest funds, ratcheting up an already heated race for buyouts in the industry......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 17th, 2018

Term Sheet — Thursday, May 17

On deals and dealmakers. CLASH OF THE TITANSIt's not just venture capital firms raising record amounts of capital. Private equity tech giants are also facing off with a slate of new mega-funds. Vista Equity Partners M.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 17th, 2018

Upper90 enters group-travel venture with tech-driven Domio

The new private equity firm Upper90 is putting $50 million into a joint venture with hospitality company Domio Inc. as more investment dollars flow to tech-driven travel startups. The companies,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2018

Women claim seat at the investors' table, challenging the status quo

They are launching funds, leading private equity groups or joining the investment teams of existing firms, meanwhile helping to bring other women up the ranks with them.    .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 24th, 2018

Think the gender pay gap is bad? Women in tech face an equity gap, and it's even worse

Women get half the amount of equity of men in Silicon Valley, giving them unequal access to the industry's weal.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 19th, 2018

Think the gender pay gap is bad? Women in tech face an equity gap and it's even worse

Women get half the amount of equity of men in Silicon Valley, giving them unequal access to the industry's weal.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 19th, 2018

Women don’t just face a gender pay gap. They also suffer from an equity pay gap.

New research suggests the gender pay gap extends to a common form of non-traditional compensation, particularly in the tech industry......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 19th, 2018

This Fairfax firm"s tech is remaking reconnaissance. Just don"t call it a drone company.

Fairfax-based MAG Aerospace has acquired four companies in the last year-plus and recently secured backing from New Mountain Capital, a New York-based private equity firm with $20 billion in assets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Private Equity Funds To Watch In 2019

In this month’s Private Equity & Venture Capital Spotlight, we look at investor&#.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 13th, 2018

Blackstone to invest in Santa Monica outsourcing firm

Private equity funds managed by Blackstone Grou.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 9th, 2018

Leveraging Options To Enhance Returns In Pension Plans

In recent months, we have seen increased interest from public and private pension funds in pursuing strategies involving exchange listed options. Many state retirement systems face systemic yearly funding shortfalls as a remnant from.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkAug 8th, 2018

Lexerd finds a hole-in-one opportunity in Augusta

Lexerd Capital Management LLC, a New Jersey-based sponsor of private equity funds, announced that one of its funds has acquired Center West Villas, a multifamily .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 1st, 2018

How SBA loans can help fund a company acquisition

When an investment banker is hired to help a business sell to the most ideal buyer, the investment banker typically courts the usual suspects for the potential buyer pool: private equity firms, hedge funds and strategic buyers. Investment bankers usually .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2018

Private Equity Funds Closed In Q2 2018 Secured $85 Billion In Capital Commitments

Private equity fundraising experienced a further slowdown in Q2 2018: 230 funds reached a final close securing an aggregate $85bn in capital, representing a 7% decline in number of funds and 4% decline in capital raised compared to Q1 20.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 23rd, 2018

Wall Street Rushes Into a New Asset Class

Hedge funds, private equity firms, and asset managers have flocked to the market for loans for small and midsize companies. Investors need to be wary......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJul 21st, 2018

Hotel Sales Surge in First Half, Powered by Large Deals Involving Private Equity Funds

Blackstone Group paid $1.64 billion in April for a trio of resort properties, including the Grand Wailea on the south Maui island of Hawaii (pictured). Large hotel deals pushed U.S. lodging and hospi.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 20th, 2018

Private Equity Funds: Leverage And Performance Evaluation

Private Equity Funds: Leverage And Performance Evaluation.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 18th, 2018

New Opportunistic and Multifamily Funds Help Reheat Real Estate Private Equity Market

One of Taconic Capital's latest investments was the mortgage securing JPMorgan International Plaza in Dallas. Private equity fundraising for real estate shows signs of heating up again in July after.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 17th, 2018

Walmart looks to exit Japan with Seiyu supermarket sale: NIkkei

U.S. retailer Walmart Inc has decided to sell Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu and has already approached major retailers and private equity funds, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

MarketWatch First Take: Broadcom deal to buy CA makes little sense on the surface

Broadcom Inc.’s surprise $18.9 billion deal to buy the software company CA Technologies makes little sense on the surface but signals a new direction for the tech conglomerate, possibly turning itself into a private equity player......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Walmart plans to sell Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu: Nikkei

U.S. retailer Walmart Inc has decided to sell Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu and has already approached major retailers and private equity funds, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018