In the years following the recession, hedge funds and private equity firms snapped up cheap residential real estate across the country. Here’s where to move if you want to send Wall Street a rent check.
A new report details the eye-popping numbers surrounding activist campaigns in 2014, which reached new heights and targeted bigger companies than ever.
Julian Robertson of Tiger Management and Bill Conway of The Carlyle Group talk Alibaba, a stock market bubble, and reminisce about the idyllic early days when they made cash hand over fist. “It was almost a license to steal.”
That would be almost 8.5 million pairs of $100 yoga pants.
Robert Hanson started as CEO of John Hardy on Aug. 1.
Engaged Capital is betting that Medifast is the anti-Herbalife.
With enrollments and revenue still falling, Corinthian Colleges is in danger of going into default, and could be looking to sell.
The Wall Street Journal says the Japanese company approached private-equity-owned J.Crew about a potential purchase this week, citing a person familiar with the matter. Updated with Fast Retailing’s U.S. ambitions.
After Nelson Peltz’s Trian Fund Management released a white paper making the case for a spin-off of the snack division of PepsiCo, which accounts for most of the company’s value, PepsiCo fired back with a strong rejection of the proposal. Your move, Peltz.
What in the world is the stock market? Here are your 10 most basic finance questions, answered.
With the sale of the iconic punk favorite boot company to a private equity firm Thursday, here’s a look back at Dr. Martens’ 50-year road to selling out.
The courtship of startups by venture capital firms is the greatest love story of our time.
From the perspective of the private equity sector, anyway.
Private equity firms are taking notice of the craft brewing boom and pouring money into microbreweries. The investments come with a built-in exit strategy: sell to one of the major beer companies.
Once called “the country’s most original” hotel, the model of the Ace brand is fast becoming one that private equity firms are clamoring to replicate. They feel boutique lifestyle hotels are a desirable and — more importantly — sustainable investment.
It is only Act I, but the battle between the board of Men’s Wearhouse and its recently fired founder George Zimmer has already been uncommonly ugly. But the corporate bloodletting is only beginning.
Private equity money is pouring into value chain restaurants as consumer spending on dining out is at an all-time high.
Will Mitt Romney? The Private Equity Growth Capital Council put out this video to explain what they do. No mention of layoffs.