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Singapore's GIC is taking the unusual step of investing directly in unlisted firms as low yields spur fund managers to adopt a more hands-on attitude.
For some observers, 2014 has tested Och-Ziff's conservative reputation but many analysts are still bullish on the hedge fund firm's prospects.
A major investment firm is getting ready for the next market downturn by seeking to raise a massive pool of capital for distressed bets.
Some of the most powerful members of the business and investing community think the American economy is going to be just fine.
Equity, commodity and currency markets are experiencing low volatility, but one market variable stands out in the seemingly stable environment.
American investors aren't panicked about the re-emergence of Ebola in Africa, at least in the long term.
It's been a good time to sell, says Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, providing perspective on private equity strategies and corporate tax rates.
The largest public pension in the country has quietly reduced its investment in one of the largest technology investment firms.
A lot more money might be required to invest in private funds given new rules under consideration at the SEC.
Christian Dresler, global head of revenue analytics research at Dealogic, says private equity firms are really focused on the "exit activity" and that ECM is outperforming M&A.
Among those worth $5 million or more, 15 percent own private equity now, according to Spectrem Group, which is way up from 2007, with CNBC's Robert Frank.
JPMorgan found the perfect suitor for a big book of loans it had made around the world but wanted to get rid of: Bain Capital.
The rich are increasingly enamored with private equity investing after a decade of strong returns.
Sodastream shares jumped on Thursday following reports that the company would go private, but investors shouldn't bank on a deal.
SodaStream International is in talks with a firm about taking the company private, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.
JPMorgan Chase is close to a deal to sell half its private equity business, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Even as U.S. shale companies pursue mergers, analysts don't expect them to become echoes of Big Oil deals that eventually fell flat.
Outgoing Harvard Management Company CEO Jane Mendillo, has no regrets about her tenure atop the largest American university endowment.
Sanofi talked with Abbott Laboratories, Mylan and private equity firms over selling a portfolio of mature drugs, according to a document.
Viking Global Investors, the $28.8 billion firm led by Andreas Halvorsen, is preparing the launch of a new fund to focus on illiquid investments.