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Happy Fri-yay, Hubsters! Aaron here on the Wire to end the week. This comment about dealmaking jumped out at me this week: “We are seeing a definite slowdown now, and I think the peak is behind us,” said Marco De Benedetti, co-head of Carlyle’s European private equity unit was being interviewed on Bloomberg TV. The interview […]
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Good morning, Hubsters. MK Flynn here with today’s Wire. Fingers crossed the Federal Reserve’s strategy will slow inflation, but even a mild recession is likely to renew scrutiny of the wealth gap and income inequality in the US. On that note, it’s encouraging to see that more private equity firms are sharing profits with the […]
Morning Hubsters! This is Chris, for Wire Wednesday. We’ve been knee-deep in trying to understand how the macro economy is impacting private equity. So far what we’re hearing is deal activity is slowing, and this includes exit activity, which means distributions, which have run hot for many years, are expected to slow. Fundraising is slowing […]
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Good morning, dealmakers. MK Flynn here with the Wire. Just a blip. With inflation data likely to prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates higher than expected this week, we’re asking our sources what the impact will be on private equity-backed deals. Chris Lund, Monroe Capital’s co-portfolio manager, institutional vehicles, hopped on a quick […]
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Good morning, Hubsters. Happy Monday. MK Flynn here on the Wire. Let’s kick the week off with some insights into the forces driving tech deals in the banking sector. Mission-critical. One Equity Partners is buying ACI Worldwide’s corporate online banking offerings for $100 million in cash. The deal was announced last week and is expected to […]
Happy Fri-yay dealmakers! Aaron here on the Wire. I don’t know about you, but it sure seemed like things picked up this week, and I am all for it! As the old cliché goes, “news never sleeps.” Well, there are some industries where that is not the case. But I think I speak for everyone […]
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Good morning, Hubsters. MK Flynn here on the Wire. More money. While there may be plenty of recessionary clouds on the horizon, private equity may provide a comparatively safe harbor to ride out the storm. Rich people see to think so anyway.   “Family offices managing vast fortunes for wealthy individuals have increased their allocation […]
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Morning Hubskis! This is Chris, on for Wire Wednesday. How is the week looking? Where’s the vaunted summer slowdown, doesn’t seem to have happened yet … Scoop: Partners Group will announce today it is hiring Ben Breier, former CEO of Kindred Healthcare, who led the $1.4 billion sale of the healthcare provider to health insurer […]

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