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After years of investor indifference, SPACs have turned a corner, and now just about everyone wants in on the product that many believe is here for the long haul. As of September 30, 185 special purpose acquisition companies are sitting on more than $58 billion of dry powder, according to SPAC Research. That’s a big […]
Silversmith Capital Partners, private equity
The firm is also considering exploring a secondaries continuation vehicle for two existing Fund III portfolio companies.
Unprecedented rescue opportunities lie ahead for M&A – but they will not happen quickly as long as valuation issues emerge.
In three-and-a-half years, New Mountain Capital catapulted growth at Equian and expanded headcount by 72%, all while earning a return of $2bn and the top award for deals made in 2019.
Power begets power, and women running the show could be the most effective solution for changing the makeup of private equity.
private equity, Permira, John Coyle, Laura O'Donnell, International Deal of the Year Award 2019
Getting behind consumers’ growing recognition of the benefits of vitamins and supplements, Permira leveraged the industry’s demand for quality to create some of the fastest-growing brands globally. The European buyout firm in March 2018 sold Atrium Innovations to Nestlé, generating a 4.3x return and 43 percent gross IRR.
Watermill Group, Julia Karol, sexual harassment, private equity, venture capital
 Julia Karol is president and COO at firm  ILPA works on code of conduct for GPs 42 VC firms gave rise to #MovingForward Watermill Group has sent a letter to its portfolio companies, advocating for a culture of safety and calling on its management teams to update their codes of conduct and launch sexual-harassment training […]

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