News and Articles About Private equity
It may be just what an established business needs, but watch out for ruthlessness.
Beats dominates the U.S. market for high-end headphones, but it failed to give HTC its groove back, so the Taiwanese smartphone company is pulling the plug on their partnership.
Throw out everything you know about a business plan. These are the questions you need to ask to sell your idea to investors.
The buy-build-sell strategy is spreading thanks to a few high-profile successes. Here's how it works.
Private-equity firms are in the spotlight thanks to Mitt Romney. But they don't deserve the blame they get for destroying jobs any more than young breakouts like Google, says Scott Shane.
Private equity funding isn't a fit for every business. But even for those where it makes sense, PE firms have been hard to find and research -- until now.
The SEC is forming a small-business committee to review rules that entrepreneurs say make it harder to raise money. But relaxing the rules might not be a good thing.
Looking to grow or get liquid? If so, private equity might be a better option for you than venture capital.