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  • Pulse of M&A: Scott Sperling

    Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, provides perspective on the broader M&A market and possible merger between DuPont and Dow Chemical.

  • Unicorn

    The venture capital industry in this region is spawning a new generation of high-tech superstars rivaling Silicon Valley.

  • Avon headquarters in New York.

    Avon is in talks to sell its North American business and an equity stake to private equity firm Cerberus, Dow Jones reported.

  • A billboard for Yahoo in Washington, D.C.

    Once a highly coveted mate, Yahoo might be on the market once again. But this time, there's baggage.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, Dec 2- A weak overall performance for hedge funds which bet on macroeconomic trends this year has not stopped some investors from gearing up to trust them with their money in 2016.. Notable closures were the main macro fund at Fortress Investment Group, a $1 billion fund at the world's biggest asset manager, BlackRock, and Bain Capital's $2.2...

  • Is Uber overvalued?

    James Gautrey, portfolio manager and global sector specialist in technology for Schroders, says an Uber IPO is highly likely and thinks it is worth its $50 billion valuation.

  • The future of dating technology

    Steve Pammenter, co-founder of Venntro, says there is not a private equity bubble in dating technology companies, as shares in Math Group (owners of Match.com) jumped on its market debut.

  • What's the outlook for the IPO market?

    Graham McDonald, head of private equity at Aberdeen Asset Management, explains how a Federal Reserve rate rise or further ECB stimulus could affect the IPO market.

  • Market correction coming: Blackstone

    The markets are fully valued here, says Tony James, Blackstone president & COO, discussing where he sees the markets headed. Also David Calhoun, Blackstone head of private equity, weighs in on the pulse of the private equity market.

  • Private equity still an attractive place: Pro

    Craig Bondy, GTCR managing director, discusses his strategy to sell into the rally, and weighs in on the evolving private equity landscape. Also Bondy shares his thoughts on "shakiness" in the high-yield bond market.

  • HSBC: We're cautious on India

    Herald van der Linde, head of equity strategy for Asia Pacific at HSBC, says Chinese markets are a better bet, as reforms in India have hit a snag.

  • Which sectors should investors look at in China?

    Jason Low, equity strategist at DBS Private Bank, thinks investors should look the banks, which are are trading at five times P/E multiples and offering 6-7% dividend yields.

  • Market sentiment in China is improving: Pro

    Azra Lau, director and head of ETF at GF International Investment Management, outlines the factors that have been buoying market sentiment in China.

  • Don't cheer the stock rally in Asia just yet

    Willie Chan, Asia Regional strategist at Kim Eng Securities, says Asian stock markets such as China are seeing a technical rebound after steep losses earlier this year.

  • Private equity giant Bain Capital has turned its sights on Asia, leveraging its experience in consumer and payment businesses.

  • Low, stable oil prices are a tailwind: Bain Capital

    From a global macro perspective, low energy prices are good for growth in businesses, says Steve Pagliuca, managing director at Bain Capital.

  • Are hedge funds still in demand?

    Losses due to crowded trade in long/short equities and investor activism hasn't put investors off, says Bill Ferri, global head of hedge fund solutions at UBS Asset Management.

  • European private equity has been’ fantastic’: CIO

    Erik Hirsch, CIO of Hamilton Lane, says private equity has been a fantastic performer in Europe over the last 12-18 months.

  • A customer receives her change in Turkish lira after purchasing goods in a spice market in Istanbul, Turkey.

    When it comes to restructuring across the globe, there's one common theme: It's the age of the consumer.

  • This rally won't last, wars JPMorgan

    Guillaume Chatain, executive director and head of equity solutions at JPMorgan Private Bank, says the global market rally fueled by a delayed Fed rate hike is not sustainable.