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Bain Capital's Big Bet on EdTech with PowerSchool

Plus: Carlyle's Japan fund has pipeline of 300+ targets, TPG goes on buying spree in downtown Manhattan, and AE Industrial Partners exits Belcan.

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Energy Capital Partners Reloads for More Sustainable Investments

Plus: Paramount agrees to merge with Skydance Media, Blackstone circles back for Hipgnosis, and 777 Partners fails to acquire Everton football club.

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Carlyle Lands More Funding for Japan Buyouts

Plus: CVS seeks PE partner for health clinic, Hg acquires AuditBoard for $3 billion, and tortilla chip maker Xochitl acquired.

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Why Permira is Acquiring Squarespace

Plus: Warburg Pincus and Bain Capital battle it out for PowerSchool and TA Associates looks to exit AffiniPay after 5X'ing EBITDA.

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Consumer Sector Private Equity Report 2024

PE-backed consumer buyouts are on pace to decline in 2024, as firms are shifting allocations toward technology and industrials.

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Can Private Equity Fix Peloton?

Plus: Permira acquires Squarespace for $6.6 billion and KKR inks three new buyouts in Asia.

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Private Equity Case Study: BJ's Wholesale

How BJ's Wholesale doubled EBITDA under the guidance of Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital.

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Why KKR and Apollo Are So Interested in Paramount

Plus: $6B buyout of US utility company Allete, EQT acquires tech consultancy Perficient, and Sycamore leads buyout interest for Nordstrom.

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100 Largest Private Equity Buyouts of All-Time

A running list of the largest deals of all-time and how they ended up.

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Cybersecurity Firm Darktrace Poised for Breakout Year After Thoma Bravo Acquisition

Plus: GTCR is acquiring AssetMark Financial for $2.7 billion, beauty brand KIKO Milano join L Catterton, and the drama surrounding Paramount 's potential takeover continues.

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Energy Sector Private Equity Report 2024

Private equity firms are investing across the entire energy transition value chain, with sector deals increasing by over +40% in five years.

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Why an IPO Gives CVC Capital an Edge in Private Equity

Plus: Bain Capital is interested in Envestnet and Blackstone is in talks to acquire music rights investor.