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Mergers & Acquisitions

Thoma Bravo Takes Instructure Private Following Review

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: December 4th, 2019
The $2 billion bid comes after the company announced a strategic review in October and after The Deal named the information tech company a target in January.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Discipline Crucial in 2020

By Alexandra Garfinkle
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
M&A valuations remain frothy and Ebitda adjustments are growing, panelists cautioned at The 2019 Deal Economy Conference.
Activism

Vitamin Shoppe to Emphasize Organic Growth

By Alexandra Garfinkle
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
Vitamin Shoppe GC David Kastin said that the company will pursue organic growth, while its soon-to-be parent pursues M&A.
Private Equity

PE Pros Talk Deal Pipeline

By Armie Margaret Lee
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Published: December 2nd, 2019
Eurazeo's Vivianne Akriche told attendees at The Deal Economy conference on Wednesday that the pipeline is 'pretty full' for next year.
Private Equity

Sponsors' Role as Job Creators Remains Hazy

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: November 15th, 2019
An academic study that set out to address public rhetoric around private equity reveals conflicting effects on the economy for private equity, depending on the type of deal.
Private Equity

Private Equity-Backed Bankruptcies Rise

By Kirk O’Neil
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Published: November 14th, 2019
Private equity-backed energy companies and retailers have been the most active in seeking court protection in 2019 through October.
Private Equity

Owl Rock Sells Minority Stake to Dyal

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: November 12th, 2019
The three founders of Owl Rock Capital have sold a noncontrolling position in the firm to Dyal Capital, the unit of Neuberger Berman that acquires minority stakes in private equity firm and hedge funds.
Private Equity

Blackstone Takes Majority Stake in Bumble Parent Company

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: November 8th, 2019
The PE giant's growth equity unit takes a majority stake in MagicLab, the company behind dating sites such as Bumble and Badoo, that values the target at $3 billion.