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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.

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Blackstone is in Talks With Jersey Mike's

Plus: Bain Capital exits Zellis and KKR remains bullish on Japan.

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CEO Turnover is Highest in PE-backed Technology Buyouts

33% of PE-backed technology buyouts in 2023 have replaced their CEOs in less than a year.

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Permira Sells Stake in Alter Domus After 5x'ing EBITDA

Plus: Summit Partners to sell men's personal care brand Dr. Squatch and Presidio changes ownership.