Our senior editorial teams covering PE, private debt, infrastructure, real estate and secondaries discuss the latest in how private markets are responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Plus: ways firms are helping people out in the crisis.
It’s too soon to say how serious the reaction to COVID-19 will be, but through PE Hub’s conversations with dozens of sources, it’s clear that many sale processes poised to kick off will hit the pause button.
First Read starts the day with news that CITIC is selling a 22 pct stake in McDonald's China business to its private equity arm, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are stepping back as senior members of the British royal family and Grubhub considers strategic options
First Read begins the day with news that ex-Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is charged with sex crimes in Los Angeles, Borden Dairy files for bankruptcy and Insight Partners to acquire Israeli cyber security firm Armis
First Read begins the week with news that ex-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn snuck out of Japan in a box used for audio gear, Delta employees sue Lands' End alleging uniforms made them sick and Cambridge Analytica leak shows extent of social media global manipulation