Transaction multiples are at record highs but bilateral deals and failed auctions are also on the rise. GPs and advisers meet to try and make sense of it all
How to win an auction
With the proprietary deal a thing of myth, how can firms improve their odds of winning processes?
Why exit attempts fail
It may be a hot market flush with cash, yet some processes are still falling over
Twice as nice
Initiating a dual track process when considering an IPO exit may seem like the perfect insurance policy. But is it worth the hassle and risk?
CVC’s initial offer for Premiership rugby has been turned down, but investor interest in professional sports is on the up
A decade after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, private equity veterans recall the dark days that followed and discuss the long-term impact on the asset class
Fundraising: Back to school
Lessons from GPs and advisers who have recently been on the road
McCormick’s Bowmark move; a new partner at Sherpa Capital
Why corporate finance is like Love Island, but without the abs