Tag: Private Equity

Opinion: Why alternative investments belong in 401(k) plans

Most people are not investment experts, so they need help managing their retirement savings. Retirement plan fiduciaries recognize this, and it is one of the...

European Wax Center’s clients are nearly all women, making men a target for growth at the newly public company

Nearly all of European Wax Center Inc.’s clients — some 95% — are women, according to Chief Executive David Berg, making men a target market...

U.S. Investor Michael Calvey Found Guilty of Embezzlement by Russian Court

MOSCOW—A Russian court found American private-equity investor Michael Calvey guilty of embezzlement more than two years after he was arrested in a case that shook...

Dole IPO: 5 things to know about the newly-public fruit and vegetable giant

Dole Plc, the Dublin, Ireland-based fruit and vegetable giant, started trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ‘DOLE,’ with shares falling...

Private inequity: How a powerful industry conquered the American tax system

There were two weeks left in the Trump administration when the Treasury Department handed down a set of rules governing an obscure corner of the...

Private equity vows to help the world. Lenders want proof

LONDON: Words can be cheap in the market for loans, now some lenders want to change that. In recent years, borrowers have been able to...

With 87% of Private Equity Backed Companies Restoring Salaries, PE Gains in Popularity

June 3, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A survey of CFOs of private equity-backed companies released this week shows...

Synlab targets $6 billion market capitalization in Frankfurt IPO as COVID-19 testing booms

Synlab has set the price range for its planned initial public offering in Frankfurt at €18 to €23 a share, giving Europe’s largest laboratory services...

Get ready for stock buybacks to roar back

U.S. corporations ranging from financial powerhouses to technology titans also have been stockpiling cash as a ballast against the COVID-19 storm. Investment-grade companies ended 2020...

The streaming wars have a winner — in this real estate sector

Hollywood was running out of studio space even before the pandemic hit. Now after a stay-at-home year, appetite for streamed entertainment, including original content, is...

Opinion: Would you want your parents to live in a nursing home owned by private equity?

Would you put your mother in a nursing home that is owned by a private-equity firm? It’s a question a growing number of us are...

Opinion: Code red — here’s what it means for the stock market now that company insiders are selling shares

Now that WallStreetBets’ 15 minutes of fame is over, it’s all clear in the stock market, right? Maybe not. Right before the GameStop GME, -28.41%...

This big Wall Street player made out like a bandit on AMC stock

Private-equity firm Silver Lake made out like a bandit this week by piggybacking off the stock market frenzy stoked in recent weeks by users of...

This fund is betting millions on Kentucky whiskey and turning it into crypto assets. Here’s why

A California-based digital asset specialist purchased 2,500 barrels of new Kentucky whiskey by the end of 2020, betting that the barrels will increase in value...

Blackstone swoops on private-jet company with $4 billion cash takeover offer, amid collapse in global business travel

Shares in Signature Aviation SIG, -1.73% fell on Friday, just hours after the U.K. private-jet company announced that it is in talks with Blackstone about...

New SEC chair needs to tackle these 5 big issues so the government can do a better job for investors

For the past four years, a majority of SEC commissioners have been Republican.  While the commissioners agreed unanimously on many technical and enforcement issues, policy...

Five investing rules from a money manager who crushes the stock market — and his take on the best companies to own now

One of the great things about writing for MarketWatch is that I regularly get to interview smart people about the stock market to learn key...

Health-care real estate deals surge as investors seek ‘flight to quality’

Investment appetite for health-care real estate remains strong in traditional assets such as care-home developments. iStockphoto Health-care property and services deals are on track to...

Private Equity Investors Are Expecting a Tsunami of Deals – How Long Will It Last?

October 28, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. A survey of private equity professionals released last Friday reveals these investors...

McAfee IPO: 5 things to know about the security-software company

The McAfee logo is displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2019. AFP/Getty Images McAfee Corp. shares fell short of their initial public...

Weekend reads: Ray Dalio on what business and political leaders must do to keep the U.S. from splintering

Ray Dalio is a billionaire fund manager. He’s an ardent capitalist but sees an imbalance that threatens the U.S., which he calls a “75-year empire”...

4 reasons this investment could be ‘one of the best-performing asset classes’ over the next decade

As the adage goes, “Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” If you follow advice in the current climate, you could...