Tips for Buyouts subscribers

We created the following tip sheet to make sure you get the maximum value from your Buyouts subscription. Here you will learn how to subscribe to our email alerts, conduct a search in our Data Room, get a digital version of Buyouts to read on your iPad, access our database of more than 2,200 funds, contact our journalists and lots more.

Access your account

To log in to your account, click the “Sign In” button on the upper right-hand corner of the Buyouts homepage. (See screenshot below.) If you do not know your user name or password, please contact customer service at 1-800-455-5844 or

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Once you are logged in, the “Sign In” will be replaced by your name. (See arrow #1 in screenshot below.) Click on your name and a drop-down menu will appear. (See arrow #2 in screenshot below.)

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Click any of the links to complete an action, such as managing your subscription. After clicking the “Manage Subscription” button, you can check boxes to subscribe to email alerts. (See arrow #1 in screenshot below.) Make sure to hit the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the page before you exit. (See arrow #2 in screenshot below.)

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Read Buyouts on your tablet

Did you know that you can read an electronic copy of Buyouts on your tablet? Click the link on our homepage for the latest issue of the magazine or click on Buyouts Magazine in the navigation bar.

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Alternatively, click on the Archive tab in the digital edition application to access digital copies dating back to March 2012.

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Search our Data Room

Buyouts has a Data Room with profiles of more than 21,000 funds, including sponsor, vintage year, target and size details as well as facts regarding more than 36,000 private equity deals and 88,000 venture capital deals. The Data Room is powered by Thomson Reuters SDC, the largest deals database in the world. Here you can print tear sheets or export search results into .csv faq pic 3 dataroom

Get return data for more than 2,200 funds

If you’re looking for fund return data, we have you covered. You can download an Excel file with return data for more than 2,200 funds here: Or you can type “Annual Returns Database” into our search window. We update the file once a faq pic 7 returns db

Download our LP commitments database

Curious about which funds public limited partners have committed to since 2011? Click on the link or type “2011-2016 LP Commitments” into our search window. Here you can download an Excel file showing more than 1,700 commitments by public LPs ranging from the Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association to the Wyoming Retirement faq pic 8 lp commit

Download data from our most recent issue

Most of the data features in each issue are available as downloadable files attached to our Market at a Glance feature. Type “Market at a Glance” into the search window and click on the most recent post. On the right side of the screen you will see “Related Files” that you can download as PDFs, such as recent LP faq pic 9 market at glance

Find Charts of the Week

Type “Chart of the Week” into the search window for the charts published in our most recent issue and an archive of older faq pic 10 chart of week

Save articles

Did you know you can save an article to read later? Click on the “Save” button on the upper right side of the story and it will be saved to your faq pic 13 save

To access the story later, click on your account name on the upper right side of the website, then click on the “View Saved Articles” faq pic 14 save

Reach our journalists

Got a tip for a story? We’d love to hear from you. Here’s how to reach us.

  • Chris Witkowsky, Private Equity Editor. Chris oversees coverage for Buyouts and primarily writes about fundraising, personnel moves and LP issues. He can be reached at or 646 356 4511.
  • Luisa Beltran, Senior Editor, Private Equity. Luisa covers middle-market deals. She can be reached at or 646 356 4510.
  • Sam Sutton, Senior Editor, Private Equity. Sam covers fundraising and LP issues. He can be reached at or 646 356 4505.
  • Sarah Pringle, Reporter, Private Equity. Sarah covers healthcare deals. She can be reached at or 646-356-4508 (office) or 646-946-5338 (cell).
  • Eamon Murphy, Reporter, Private Equity. Eamon covers middle-market deals. He can be reached at or 646-356-4524 (office) or 917-391-8882 (cell).
  • Iris Dorbian, Reporter, Private Equity and Venture Capital. Iris is responsible for writing news briefs for PE Hub and the PE Hub Wire. She can be reached at
  • Lawrence Aragon, Editor-in-Chief, Buyouts Insider. Larry oversees Buyouts, VCJ and PE Hub. He can be reached at or on his cell at 415 203 1247.
  • David Toll, Executive Editor, Buyouts Insider. David manages editorial operations and writes the “Private Eye” column in each issue. He can be reached at or 646 356 4507.

Reach Buyouts Insider

Contact info for the entire Buyouts Insider team is here:

Submit a guest article

We’re always looking for new perspectives. If you would like to write a column to be considered for publication in Buyouts, please see our guest articles guidelines here:

Advertise in our magazine or website

Do you want to purchase an ad to tell the world about a new fund or deal that just closed? Director of Sales Bob Raidt would be happy to help. Email him at or call him at 646 356 4502.

Purchase reprints

Would you like to reprint a story from Buyouts to share with customers? Please contact PARS International at

Speak at our events

If you would like to be considered as a speaker at one of our conferences, please email a short bio to our conference chief Mark Cecil at

Talk to customer service

We are here to help. If you’re looking for information that isn’t covered here, try our FAQ at If you still have questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at or call 800 455 5844 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.