peHUB Rewind

Here’s a look at the past week of scoops, opinions and analysis from the peHUB blogging team. Read ‘em before they go behind our subscriber paywall…

Venture Capital:

3i Group Sells Its Venture Portfolio

Mint.com Got An Offer It Couldn’t Refuse

Yammer: We Don’t Need Money

Microsoft – Google Search War Creates Opening For Startups

New Firm Alert: Candescent Partners

Q&A with Tech Coast Angels on New Seed Program

Retweet This: Twitter Raising $50M at $1B Valuation

Sources: PureSense Is Raising More Funding

Want To Work In India? Call DFJ

Too Much Hype At PEA? Jim Breyer Sounds Gloomy

New Government Sheriff In Town Should Help Startups

Rennovia Raises VC To Make Chemicals from Renewable Feedstock

Khosla’s LPs Have Invested For The Long Haul

Buyouts:

Steve Pagliuca Makes It Official

Private Equity’s Competitive Landscape

Donald Marron: “The FDIC Rules Are Acceptable”

Yawn… Carlyle Still Considering IPO

Pay-To-Play Scandal Snares Four More Firms

Why Isn’t This Extortion?

Weekly Downgrade Wrap-Up

Sankaty Fundraising Inching Along

Yet Another Mid-Market Lender Steps Up to Fill the Void

Seven New Sources of Capital

CalPERS Releases New PE Performance Data

Q&A On First Reserve’s Singapore Exploration Deal

Golub Capital Raising $350 Million Mezzanine Fund

Is Steve Pagliuca The Next Senator from Massachusetts?

Littlejohn & Co. Chipping Away At a Big Fourth Fund

Coverage from the Private Equity Analyst Conference:

Liveblogging PEA Conference: Washington’s Impact on PE

Liveblogging PEA Conference: Terra Firma’s Guy Hands

Liveblogging Q&A With David Rubenstein

Behind KPS’s Top-Up Fund

On Loan-To-Own: PE Pros Are Slow-Moving, Distressed Debt Investors Are Gunslingers

Advice For Young Private Equity Hopefuls

Quote of the Day I

Quote of the Day II

Quote of the Day III

Is Leveraged Lending Back? Nope.

An All-Equity Deal is a Bridge To Nowhere

Both or Neither:

Obama’s Financial Address

Watson Wyatt Chimes In On Fee Issue

Laundry Room Chronicles: Are VC and LBO Firms Making Nice?

peHUB Is Coming To Dallas

Keeping The Window Open [Vox Populi]

The Return of 1990’s Software IPOs [Vox Populi]