PE Hub First Read

First Read kicks off the week with news that mattress startup Casper filed for an IPO, Eli Lilly is buying Dermira for about $1.1 bln and a billion medical images are exposed online.

Eli Lilly is buying skin disease specialist Dermira for about $1.1 billion.

Major Boeing supplier to lay off 2,800 workers.

Mattress startup Casper files to go public.

Instagram shuts Iranian accounts after Soleimani’s death.

PE dry powder hits $1.45 trn, up 12.4 pct from 2019.

Democratic megadonor Haim Saban will not back a 2020 presidential candidate until after Super Tuesday.

A billion medical images are exposed online as doctors ignore security warnings.

Joaquin Phoenix and Martin Sheen are among those arrested as Jane Fonda leads her final D.C. climate protest.