Steeped in the lower middle-market as co-founder of Miami-based investment bank Cassel Salpeter & Co, James Cassel’s deal backlog has grown as more families put businesses up for sale.
We catch up with John Gripton, Head of Global Investment Management, Private Equity, for Capital Dynamics, the $19 billion Swiss private asset manager.
Long-time mergers and acquisitions lawyer David Barkus has seen a surge in demand for a certain type of insurance that proivdes dealmakers coverage in case of a breach of contract.
HGGC, Rich Lawson, PartnerConnect
HGGC held a final close on $1.33 billion on March 4 for its second fund. Steve Gelsi asked HGGC CEO Rich Lawson five questions.
The following hires, promotions and appointments are for the March 23, 2015, issue of Buyouts.
The following hires, promotions and appointments are for the March 9, 2015, issue of Buyouts.
After growing her fund administration firm PEF Services LLC to more than 130 funds and 40-plus employees since co-founding it in 2002, CEO Anne Anquillare has also become an active proponent of a more manageable regulatory framework for middle-market private equity firms.
Five Questions with Cheryl Lynette Hines, Director, Emerging Manager Program, Teacher Retirement System of Texas
The director of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas’s emerging manager program answers five questions, including what TRS looks for in emerging managers, if the funds it has committed to share any traits, and what the future holds.
Placement firm Mercury Capital Advisors counts eight first-time funds, mostly spinouts, from its client list currently in the fundraising market, more than any year since the financial crisis.
1. What do you expect to change in 2015?  In early 2015 we’ve already seen pricing and leverage begin to move in favor of lenders, particularly (when it comes to) borrowers in the $20 million to $50 million EBITDA range. That’s still low within historic norms, but there just doesn’t seem to be much of […]

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