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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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Japan's Share of Global Buyout Activity Reaches All-Time High

Japan now accounts for 12% of global buyouts.

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Private Equity Firms are Getting Out of Consumer Businesses

In 2023, consumer businesses accounted for 15% of PE-backed exits in North America.

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What Carlyle Group Looks for in Operating Executives

An inside look at the skills and career paths of Carlyle's top operating executives.

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Cybersecurity Best Practices for PE-owned Companies

Investing in cybersecurity to reduce risk during the PE holding period.

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Cybersecurity Playbook in Private Equity Report

How to reduce cyber risk during due diligence and throughout the portco holding period.

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Private Equity Case Study: Dollar General

How Dollar General increased EBITDA by +153% in three years during a KKR turnaround.

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Bleak Outlook for PE-backed Technology Exits

Tech executives should focus on creating intrinsic value and extending the runway.

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Private Equity Exits Report 2024

Private equity exits fell -27% in 2023.

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Take-Privates Will Lead to More Recruiting from Public Companies

Take-private deals reached an all-time high in 2023.

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Private Equity Operating Trends Report 2024

A new era for portfolio operations.

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Private Equity Case Study: Dell Technologies

How Michael Dell and Silver Lake pulled-off an aggressive turnaround of Dell Technologies.