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Actis Profits From Building Green While Bringing Power to Millions

Actis is finding profits developing a green shopping mall and bringing power to millions in Cameroon, something it’s repeating throughout Africa, Asia...

Impact Funds Look to Debt Restructuring, Other Solutions During Pandemic

COVID-19 crisis is testing the resiliency of private equity and social impact investors as cash flow and funding dry up. Emergency measures eyed...

Andreessen Horowitz Applying Software Savvy to Sniff out Healthcare Deals With...

Andreessen Horowitz, the Silicon Valley PE firm that bet on Twitter, Skype and BuzzFeed, is boosting wagers on another industry being transformed...

Robust PE Deals in Europe Cooled Last Year From 2018’s Blistering...

Europe’s private-equity market remained “robust” last year but the value of the deals done slipped from 2018’s record levels, according to Pitchbook.

Private Equity Investment in India Jumped to Record, Even as Economy...

Investors’ faith that India would keep building was on display in 2019, even as forecasts project growth to cool even further.

PE Fundraising Seen Slowing in 2020 While IPOs Pick Up, Pitchbook...

U.S. private equity firms raised a record amount of money last year, fueled by investors’ appetite for tech. Don’t expect a repeat...

Global VC Market Seen Surging as Pensions, Mutual Funds Jump In,...

Global venture capital investments may surge next year on demand for late-stage company mega-deals, juiced by the addition of nontraditional investors like...

Private Equity, Biotech Industry Worried Pelosi Drug Plan Would Be ‘Destructive,’...

Private equity and venture capital firms, which have poured billions of dollars in biotech firms, are opposing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plan...

Robo-Advisors Not Replacing Human Financial Planners — At Least Not Yet

Private equity and venture capital are pouring billions into robotic financial tools, but consumers still overwhelmingly want to talk to a live...

Unicorn Automation Anywhere, Maker of Robotics Software, Gets Salesforce-Led Funding

Automation Anywhere, a maker of robotics software, secured its second massive investment in a year, the latest evidence of investors’ appetite for...

Deutsche Bank, Losing Billions, Turns to Bots, AI, While Cutting Jobs

Deutsche Bank is turning to robots and artificial intelligence as it fires thousands of workers in an overhaul focused on ending a...

Taylor Swift Asks Carlyle Group to Help Free Her from ‘Tyrannical...

Taylor Swift doesn’t want to calm down. Her Thursday night appeal on Twitter is the latest and one of...

Top Fund Managers Embrace ESG, Say There Are Limits to Capitalism...

It is time for investors and the businessworld to end its focus on economic growth and short-term gains and switch their attention...

TransferWise Bucks the Trend by Not Going Public as Its Cash...

Just over a decade ago, Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus were looking to cut the costs of converting cash from pounds into...

Market Conditions to Fuel Private Equity Portfolios, ESG Demand: E&Y Report

Investors continue to direct money into private equity at the expense of hedge funds, a trend that shows no sign of slowing...

KKR Said to Approach Walgreens Boots for Potential Largest Buyout Ever...

KKR, which last month said profit slipped on costlier dealmaking, proposed buying Walgreens Boots Alliance as the private equity firm pushes deeper...

KKR Finds Private Equity Dealmaking Harder in Booming Stock Market

While KKR pulled off edutech, fintech and real estate deals in the third-quarter, the private equity investor’s profit slipped, a victim of the...

Leveraging UN’s SDGs As a Guide to Emerging Market Investment

Key Takeaway: Private equity investors are relying more on the United Nation’s...

Warren Demands Private Equity Firms Detail For-Profit College Investments

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is demanding private equity firms including KKR & Co. and Apollo Global turn over details of their investments...

Now Is The Time for Private Equity to Combat Climate Change:...

With the increasing pace of natural disasters worldwide, the time is ripe for investors to act on climate change, according to Georgie...

Private Equity Amasses $2.4 Trillion Warchest — How Much Will Social...

Private equity has raised $2.4 trillion, and, seeing that they’ve spent $256 billion on buyouts this year, they aren't afraid to spend...
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