PE HUB First Read

‘I would be staying awake at night,’ says Steven Kaplan about PE markets and high prices.

Amazon’s revenue rises 25 percent but profit falls on heavy spending.

Starbucks is closing down all of its Teavana locations, impacting 3,300 jobs.

SpaceX is now one of the world’s most valuable privately held companies.

Aquiline Capital secures $190 mln for new fintech fund.

Well, that didn’t last long. For a brief while, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos was the world’s richest man.

Meg Whitman says she’s not going to Uber.

The prosecutor in the Martin Shkreli trial calls the ex-pharmaceutical exec a “liar” in closing argument.

Prices for European mid-market companies climb to 9x EBITDA.

Photo: Teavana’s director of tea development Naoko Tsunoda smells a cup of tea as she poses for a portrait at a Teavana store in New York, October 23, 2013. Reuters/Carlo Allegri