peHUB First Read

PE Mega-Deal: AlpInvest Partners is sold to Carlyle in €32.3B deal

Going Public: Nielsen, and at a higher price than initially anticipated

It’s Venture Capital!: It’s speed dating! It’s both! Make your pitch to the pros

Nobody Doesn’t Like Sara Lee: But that doesn’t mean Sara Lee’s got to like you back, PE

Murdoch: The media titan flakes on Davos as his BSkyB bid is threatened

Knuckle Up: Bankers are prepared to begin pushing back more aggressively against regulators

Deals & Fundraisings:
BioVex bought, and others

Burkle: The activist investor reduces his American Apparel stake

Only in New York…: A gum-chewing ban whilst walking may be in the works next, if this legislator has his way