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Brightstar Capital Closes Second Fund at $1.27B
The firm has already deployed capital from the fund into investments with Brightstar Corp. and Amerit Fleet.
April 16, 2021
Ascential Buys Perpetua
Perpetua’s tech services help independent sellers optimize the purchase of search and display advertising for online marketplaces.
April 16, 2021
Core Speciality Merges with Lancer Insurance
The deal is Core Specialty’s first merger or acquisition since its recapitalization of StarStone in November.
April 16, 2021
Abry Acquires High Street Insurance Partners
High Street joins Abry’s other recent acquisitions in the insurance sector, including ESR, Hilb and Acrisure.
April 16, 2021
Dodge Data & Analytics Merges With The Blue Book
The companies’ combined database will contain information about projects and firms in the construction industry.
April 15, 2021

Opinion

Private Equity
Mad Cap’s Taylor Names 3 Lending Themes Buyers Need to Watch
Christopher Taylor
Madison Capital Funding
Strategic Buyers
What Strategic Buyers Want in Packaged Food Makers
Anthony DeCandido
RSM US LLP
Technology
Why Private Markets Need a Major Tech Upgrade
Richard Johnson
Founder and CEO
Texture Capital
Private Equity
How PE Firms are Embracing Employee Ownership
Mary Josephs
Founder and CEO
Verit Advisors
Private Equity
Going Digital is the Key to Higher Returns in Private Equity
Andres Saenz
Global Private Equity Leader
EY
Financial services
How to Conduct Due Diligence During Covid’s New Normal
Rory Fazendeiro
Partner
Bowditch & Dewey LLP
Private Equity
Lenders Enter 2021 With a Glass Half Full
Ted Koenig
President and CEO
Monroe Capital LLC
Financial services
What Dealmakers Need to Know Before Taking the SPAC Route to Going Public
Scott Norris
UHY
Financial services
2021 Brings Optimism and Appetite for Deals, Say CFOs in BDO Survey
Bob Snape
President
BDO Capital AdvisorsLLC
Energy
Transition to Clean Energy Fuels M&A
Luke Semple
Managing director
Harris Williams
Financial services
It’s Time for the Private Equity Industry to Step Up
Mary Kathleen Flynn
Editor-in-Chief
Mergers & Acquisitions
Financial services
Private Equity Braces for Tax Changes
George Teixeira
Tax partner
Anchin
Real Estate
How to Deal with New PFAS Contamination Rules
Allyson Cunningham
Partner
Lathrop GPM LLP
Financial services
How to Keep Up With a Rapidly Evolving SPAC Market
Josh DuClos
Partner
Sidley Austin
Healthcare
Why Vet Practices are Lucrative Investments During Covid-19
Willam J. Griffin
Co-founder
Veterinary Integration Solutions

Data & Research

SPACs

SPAC Deals Skyrocketed in February

Click on the nav bar, SPACS, at the top of our website to access all our latest coverage.
March 22, 2021
Consumer Goods

Biggest Middle-Market Food & Beverage Deals 1/1/2020-2/28/2021

McCormick, B&G and US Foods recently closed acquisitions.
March 19, 2021

From Our Partners

Purchase price adjustment trends

M&A deal terms insights based on analysis of over 1,200 private-target transactions
December 20, 2019
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The Value of Experience: Past & Present

When the pandemic hit, many private equity firms and lenders alike quickly turned their attention to existing portfolios, and risk-off sentiment suddenly made completing deals significantly more difficult but not impossible.
February 1, 2021
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