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Telecom, Media & Technology

Vista Equity fund set to grow to $5B

LPs appear willing to sign on, though co-investing fees are higher than industry average. Continue reading

In M&A, the Big Spend returns

Deals of $1 billion or more increased in the first quarter, but multiples aren't yet out of whack. Continue reading

Rhode Island default on 38 Studios debt a real threat

Question is, did impropriety play a role in the videogame development company started by a Red Sox pitcher? Continue reading

CVC Capital inks Flint Group sale

The European private equity firm finds a $3 billion exit for the inks and print consumables group in deal with Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking and Koch Equity Development. Continue reading

Thomas H. Lee eyes tactics switch on seventh fund

Private equity firm, which is targeting up to $5 billion, looks to hold investments for a shorter time. Continue reading

Fieldglass buy could inspire other suitors in VMS space

All eyes are on IQNavigator, the second-largest cloud-based vendor management system player, which some feel could attract suitors after SAP's acquisition of the industry leader. Continue reading

SEC panel to vote on crowdfunding investor protections

Advisory committee worries about investors with some wealth but no income. Continue reading

House panel looks at FTC's merger superpowers

Federal law and court rulings give the commission a boost over DOJ when taking deals to court. Continue reading

Investor urges Iridium Communications to find buyer

Inmarsat is one likely acquirer, but a deal would carry complications. Continue reading

Alibaba invests in brick-and-mortar retailer

The Chinese e-commerce company's purchase of up to 25$ of department stores operator Intime widens its distribution network. Continue reading

Investors prove wary of Candy Crush maker's IPO

But parent King Digital's PE backers are looking for the upside in the mobile game world. Continue reading

Facebook takes $2B leap into virtual reality

Cash and stock payout for Oculus, which has yet to sell a consumer version of its headset, could total $2.3 billion. Continue reading

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