It’s that time of the year, vacations are coming to an end, pumpkin spice is in the air, and parents are anxiously waiting to send their kids back to school. While most students are mourning the end of summer, we’ve … Read More
When the Federal Reserve increases interest rates, it signals to investors that they are confident in the health of the market. Since 2014, the economy has steadily improved causing the Federal Reserve to lift rates from .07% to 2.4% at … Read More
While interest rates stole headlines this week, the unemployment rate has also been on the decline. As the demand for employees has increased, so has the number of deals within the staffing and human resources industry. The unemployment rate has … Read More
What are you paying out of pocket? Could better data lead to better relationships and lower multiples?
Earlier this month, the WSJ reported that “private-equity firms are spending more of their own cash to win deals as soaring purchase prices push debt markets to the limit.” According to the report, private equity investors are contributing more than … Read More
“54% of private equity investors feel small to mid-market buyout funds present the best opportunities in the current climate,” according to the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets, H1 2019 report released earlier this year. The focus on small to mid-market … Read More
“The management teams that embrace analytics are those that you want to back” quips a private equity investor at the Wharton Customer Analytics conference earlier this year in San Francisco. Moreover, “those that actually resist [data analytics] should actually raise … Read More
In one ear a recession looms, in the other, private equity is the hot, new asset class for alternative investors. Now, with this week’s speculative WSJ report that Vanguard is considering an entrance into the private equity space, InvestmentNews is … Read More