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14 July 2014

Alternative assets managed by top 100 firms continue to rise, hits $3.3tn markp

dollarsssGlobal alternative investments controlled by the top 100 managers hit $3.3tn last year, more than $100bn up on the previous 12 months according to new research by Towers Watson.

10 July 2014

IPO power drives US venture fundraising to strongest by number since 2007p

fireworksThe number of US venture capital firms actively fundraising grew by almost a quarter in the second three months of 2014 driven by strong IPO performance, new research suggests.

8 July 2014

Venture-backed IPOs continue to grow in value despite second-quarter drop in volumep

stocks and shares dice risky listing IPOVenture-backed IPOs were up by 45 per cent in value in the second quarter as companies continue to take advantage of the improving environment to get themselves listed, new research shows.

1 July 2014

Global private equity activity booms to post-crisis highp

increase-6_sqMore than 100 extra private equity buyouts took place in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period last year, new research shows.

30 June 2014

More regulation does not mean higher risk management standards, GPs believep

exclamation mark risk caution stopThe vast majority of private equity GPs do not believe increased regulation is raising industry standards for risk management, new research shows.

30 June 2014

Buyout-backed European IPOs hit highest level ever in H1 2014p

stock market graphPrivate equity-backed European IPOs hit their highest-ever level in the first six months of 2014 after 31 businesses contributing €33.4bn of value through public listings, new research shows.

27 June 2014

South African private equity continues expansion as LP understanding risesp

south africa flagPrivate equity activity in South Africa expanded by 17 per cent last year as the asset class continues to make headway with LPs previously sceptical of its efficacy, new research shows.

24 June 2014

Private equity exit value surges to 80% of 2013 total in just six monthsp

tidal waveA surge in buyout activity has seen private equity exit value hit 80 per cent of the $282bn total from last year with just half the year gone, new research has shown.

24 June 2014

New study blows away ‘misconception’ that leverage beats operational improvementp

sparks mechanic welding engineeringOperational improvement remains a key driver of value creation in private equity portfolio companies despite the common misconception that leverage is at the heart of most strong returns, new research shows.

20 June 2014

Monthly buyout volume slips for global private equity sectorp

Global private equity investment activity in May 2014 declined in terms of both volume and value, marking the second consecutive monthly decrease on both fronts

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