Private Equity


  • The emerging market with big returns Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 6:17 PM ET
    A businessman passes a sign at the entrance to the Johannesburg stock exchange in Johannesburg, South Africa.

    While the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is down 1.44 percent this year, this emerging market is up 10.28 percent year-to-date.

  • What correction? Ultrawealthy are still bullish Sunday, 20 Oct 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Members of Tiger 21, a network for investors with a median net worth of $75 million, aren't reducing their big allocation to bonds and equities.

  • Funding for US start-ups jumps in third quarter Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 8:11 AM ET

    A new report says funding for U.S. start-ups rose in the third quarter, as venture capitalists poured money into fledgling software companies.

  • A look inside why private equity loves 'FroYo' Sunday, 13 Oct 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Red Mango yogurt

    Thanks to public equity funds, frozen yogurt shops are on seemingly every corner. But has the trend peaked?

  • Blackstone gets offers for La Quinta hotel chain Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 11:23 AM ET
    La Quinta hotels.

    Blackstone Group has received more than six offers for the hotel operator La Quinta, but may sell shares of the company to the public instead.

  • Event software firm goes private in $1 billion deal Monday, 30 Sep 2013 | 8:46 AM ET

    Event software maker Active Network said it would be acquired by Vista Equity Partners for about $1.05 billion.

  • Blackstone: We're in an 'epic credit bubble' Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 10:49 AM ET
    The Blackstone Group LP logo hangs in the company's offices in New York.

    "We are in the middle of an epic credit bubble...the likes of which I haven't seen in my career," said Blackstone's global head of private equity.

  • Golden age of private equity?     Friday, 27 Sep 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    Erik Hirsch, Hamilton Lane Advisors chief investment officer, shares his thoughts on why the private equity environment provides investors advantages during a time of market uncertainty.

  • Catterton closes two PE funds Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Catterton Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in consumer brands, has closed two of its funds to new investment.

  • More mega deals ahead?     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Chris Ventresca, JPMorgan co-head of global M&A, discusses Verizon's acquisition of Vodafone's stake in its wireless company and reveals where he is seeing the biggest trends in mergers and acquisitions.

  • 'Dell Saga' finally coming to an end: pro     Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Dan Primack, senior editor at Fortune, comments on the upcoming Dell shareholders' vote and how the Icahn opposition has been positive for them and whether the group can still be turned around.

  • Ghosts of go-go '90s resurface, haunt Wall Street Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 8:21 AM ET

    In the 1990s, U.S. banks used life insurance to bet that their employees would eventually die. Now those wagers are coming back to haunt Wall Street banks.

  • Who would want to buy BlackBerry?     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 8:14 AM ET

    Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research founder, discusses whether the smartphone maker will likely find a buyer and how much the company is actually worth.

  • Deal flows and IPOs on the rise     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Dan Primack, Fortune Magazine, has the update on private equity deals and the surge in public offerings, including rumors BlackBerry wants to go private and Amazon's Bezos buying the Washington Post newspaper.

  • Tracking deal flow & market moves     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    James Woolery, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, and David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman, have the latest corporate buzz on pending M&A action and the outlook on the market.

  • Didn't plan on being so successful: Chobani CEO     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Hamdi Ulukaya, founder and CEO of Chobani, discusses how he launched and grew his company "from zero to billion" while remaining private.

  • What the 'Dell?'     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest Dell twist from Round Rock, TX. Another vote will be held next Wednesday to see if Michael Dell's proposal to take the company private at $13.65 a share will be voted through.

  • Icahn blasts Dell's board     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:09 PM ET

    Dell delayed a vote on founder Michael Dell's plan to take the company private. Shares are up more than 2 percent on the news. Dennis Berman, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.

  • Top investing strategies of the wealthy     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Greek workers are on strike today, rallying in front of the parliament, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. How are concerns in Europe impacting investment strategies? With David Bailin, Citi Private Bank. Bailin shares his top plays in hedge funds, real estate and private equity.

  • SEC lifts advertising ban     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    The SEC has lifted a decade-old ban concerning hedge funds, private equity, venture capital and start-ups. John Frankel of ff Venture Capital lends insight on the impact.