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Latest News in Private Equity

  • June 28, 2022

    PE-Driven Insurance Broker Merger Boom Could Be Over

    A wave of consolidation that dominated the British insurance broking sector for more than two decades might have peaked, as experts say that private-equity backed buyers are turning their attention elsewhere amid a growing scarcity of viable targets for acquisition.

  • June 27, 2022

    Sidley Steers $1.9B Sale Of Brightly Software Company

    Investment firm Clearlake Capital Group LP announced Monday that it will sell Brightly Software Inc., both led by Sidley Austin LLP, to technology company Siemens AG for $1.875 billion.

  • June 27, 2022

    Catching Up With Delaware's Chancery Court

    The Delaware Chancery Court drew a step closer last week to filling an empty seat on the bench, a debt maven fought for control of a cosmetics company, and new cases came in involving cryptocurrency, building products, business software, and of course, private equity. Here's your weekly roundup of news from Delaware's Chancery Court.

  • June 27, 2022

    Tips For Managing Pre-Merger Information Exchanges

    During merger discussions and negotiations, eight strategies can help manage the exchange of competitively sensitive information, including hiring a clean team and awareness of overlaps, says Tim Haney at LexisNexis.

  • June 27, 2022

    Crypto Exchange Unizen Secures $200M To Spur Growth

    Cryptocurrency exchange Unizen said Monday it secured a $200 million capital commitment from private equity firm Global Emerging Markets to help grow its trading platform.

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  • Private equity deals valued at $50MM or more
  • Venture capital investments of $25MM or more
  • Mergers and acquisitions
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  • Hostile takeovers and leveraged buyouts
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