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What’s the king of real estate doing backing a Hollywood film studio?
Following the close of the Chicago-based firm’s largest-ever fund on $5.25bn, Private Equity International takes a look at GTCR’s performance and strategy.
The seven listed managers rated by Fitch hold almost 20% of dry powder available to invest in alternatives.
Industry practitioners agree the best managers in the lower mid-market are producing the best returns private equity can offer – but identifying those groups is not an easy task.
Thanks to the internet boom, venture capital has been the endowment's best-performing asset class.
What’s right for one portfolio company may not be right for another, but there are several common operational levers private equity firms can employ to jump-start growth and enhance returns.
Brightstar, founded by former Lindsay Goldberg partner Andrew Weinberg, has inked its second deal as a fund close looms.
Fundraising figures for this year are starting to resemble 2007; less so for transaction numbers.
Private equity funds held final closes on more than $86bn in Q3, up from $75bn in the same period last year.
The fund is closing below its initial €7bn target after almost two years on the road.