Private Equity

News and Articles About Private Equity

The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals
Regulations

The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals

Unicorns are a problem for the SEC, and that's a big headache for Silicon Valley and the startup world.
Ray Hennessey
What to Expect When Selling Your Business to a Private Equity Group
Business Optimization

What to Expect When Selling Your Business to a Private Equity Group

From the first meeting to after the ink is dry on the contracts, we'll show you the steps of selling to private equity.
How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover
Private Equity

How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover

When Laura Geller made the emotionally-wrought decision to take on private equity investors, it forever altered the trajectory of the cosmetics company she founded 17 years ago.
Geoff Weiss
Why Equity Funding May Not Be the Best Loan Choice for Your Small Business
Small Business Financing

Why Equity Funding May Not Be the Best Loan Choice for Your Small Business

Four questions to ask to ensure you're going after the right type of loan.
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett
Warby Parker Co-Founder Launching Growth Equity Firm
Warby Parker

Warby Parker Co-Founder Launching Growth Equity Firm

From eye glasses to private equity investing.
Why We Invested in AlleyNYC
Make More Happen

Why We Invested in AlleyNYC

Co-working space AlleyNYC recently raised $16 million in a round we participated in. Here's our reasoning.
Ray Hennessey
RadioShack Prepares to File for Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy

RadioShack Prepares to File for Bankruptcy

The electronics retailer is said to be in talks with a private equity firm that could buy its assets out of bankruptcy.
The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures
Private Equity

The SEC Is Probing Private Equity Performance Figures

More specifically, the regulator is examining how private equity firms report a key metric of their past performance when they market new funds to investors.
7 Questions for Your Investment Banker
Private Equity

7 Questions for Your Investment Banker

Seeking capital for your startup? Here's what to inquire of a potential fundraiser.
Ryan Caldbeck
4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup
Ready To Launch

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

Be prepared to communicate these points, and you'll be speaking your investor's language.
Sharon Wienbar
A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity
Finance

A Beginner's Guide to Private Equity

It may be just what an established business needs, but watch out for ruthlessness.
Ameen Khwaja
Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Gets $500 Million Investment From Carlyle, Buys Out HTC
Technology

Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics Gets $500 Million Investment From Carlyle, Buys Out HTC

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.
Brian Patrick Eha
10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Create a Winning Business Plan
Ready To Launch

10 Questions to Ask if You Want to Create a Winning Business Plan

Throw out everything you know about a business plan. These are the questions you need to ask to sell your idea to investors.
Arlene Weintraub
Business-Buying Search Funds Gain Momentum
Ready To Launch

Business-Buying Search Funds Gain Momentum

The buy-build-sell strategy is spreading thanks to a few high-profile successes. Here's how it works.
Kyle Stock