peHUB Second Opinion 2.16

Last Year’s PE Doldrums: They’re fading fast, according to a study from Pitchbook via DealFlow media.

Leaving the Baby in the Arms of Private Equity: In response to my article last week on Succession Capital partners, Nick Leopard at Accordion Partners had some thoughts.  (Changing the Game)

Fund Managers Do Not Trust Private Equity: Bold Headline. Sub only. (Financial news)

Hong Kong Singapore Shanghai and Shenzen: Those are four finance hiring hotspots in Asia, according to this detailed article. (FINS)

PE Roll-Ups: PE firms are shopping for bite-sized acquisitions in the new post-LBO world, but will today’s roll-up pan out? (IDD) Monomoy Capital Partners seems to think so. (peHUB)

Scorn: There’s at least one person who isn’t a fan of Obama’s financial reforms and that’s Hank Paulson. (Times Online)

IPO Madness Continues: Toys R Us could be next, or, as the post weirdly leads the story, the company “wants to come out of the attic this year.” (NY Post)

The Absurdly Arrogant Tweets of Nassim Taleb: These are doozeys, particularly the CNBC diss. (Business Insider)

Out of Bankruptcy: Remember the big giant Lyondell bankruptcy? Well, it’s almost over, and Apollo and Ares will emerge with a stake. (Reuters)

Via Abnormal Returns: How many of your Facebook “friends” do you count amongst your “real life social circle of support”?  (The Frontal Cortex, AR)