Private Equity KeyTrends #16 – September 10, 2013

NEIMAN MARCUS’ SALE: THE NEW MODEL FOR CLUB DEALS IN PRIVATE EQUITY? In one of the biggest buyouts of the year, “Ares Management LLC and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board agreed to buy the U.S. department store company” Neiman Marcus for $6 billion, writes Bloomberg. The New York Times DealBook adds that the buyers… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #15 – August 27, 2013

WHY KKR AND OTHER MEGA-FIRMS CAN JUMP-START NEW PE STRATEGIES. In this two-minute video, Bloomberg’s Devin Banerjee delves into what is arguably the principal competitive advantage enjoyed by the globe’s handful of exceptionally large private equity fund managers: huge balance sheets. Using capital from the largest balance sheet in the industry – $6.9 billion –… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #14 – August 13, 2013

NEW ON PALICO : After one year in operation and with 1000+ GPs and LPs on board, Palico now offers a wider range of free services. Now as a free member you can: Post your investment opportunities (primaries, secondaries and co-investments) on Palico’s secure and regulated platform. Optimize your time: Receive a daily digest in… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #13 – July 16, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers THE U.S. AD BAN IS LIFTED, BUT DON’T “EXPECT THE AIRWAVES TO BE FILLED WITH ADS” on private equity funds, writes New York Times DealBook legal… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #12 – July 2, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers   Q2 PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDRAISING REGISTERS A POST-FINANCIAL CRISIS HIGH, according to Preqin. Funds closed in 2013’s second quarter “secured $122 billion, the highest value since… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #11 – June 18, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers   “POTENTIALLY SEISMIC NEWS FOR THE PE MARKET” – that’s what Fortune’s Dan Primack calls cancelled debt refinancings for Madison Dearborn-owned Yankee Candle and… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #10 – June 4, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers   PALICO IS A PROUD SUPPORTER OF THE EMPEA’S FUNDRAISING MASTERCLASS The EMPEA Masterclass is a rare opportunity for managers with funds in the… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #9 – May 21, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers   MEGA-FIRMS: ARE THEY 21st CENTURY MODELS, OR CONFLICTED MODELS? Detailing and comparing the diverse business lines of private equity’s biggest general partners, and… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #8 – May 7, 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers Palico is pleased to support the IFC/EMPEA Global Private Equity Conference Once the gathering of a handful of industry pioneers, the Global Private Equity… Read more

Private Equity KeyTrends #7 – April 23 2013

A concise fortnightly distillation of key private equity news, with links to noteworthy PE articles and studies, edited by Palico – The Online Marketplace for Private Equity LPs, GPs and Advisers SILVER LAKE HAS RAISED $10.3 BILLION FOR ITS LATEST PE VEHICLE, a record sum for a technology-focused private equity fund, “surpassing its fundraising target… Read more

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