An astonishing start-up fund-raising today shows the potential in the energy sector.
UK factory orders have plummeted. So why are private equity firms still showing great affection for UK manufacturers?
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is on the cusp of buying a stake in Virgin Active, the gym chain owned by magnate Sir Richard Branson, for around £1bn.
A new report reveals that US and foreign investment banks are in cahoots in the US market to keep IPO proceeds set at seven per cent.
Humanoid robotics maker Aldebaran Robotics has secured a $13m (???8.9m) investment led by Intel Capital.
Betfred, the book maker set up by entrepreneur Fred Done, has won the race to acquire fellow bookies the Tote.
Vince Cable’s “data gaffe” at last week’s Entrepreneurs’ Summit caused outrage among entrepreneurs, calling his position as business secretary into question.
Hesitant venture capitalists are failing to capitalise on the largest entertainment industry in the world, according to Ian Livingstone, fantasy writer and games entrepreneur.
Private equity exit values in the second quarter of 2011 to date have topped the record set in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Conversocial, the social media management software company, has secured £1.5m in funding from DFJ Esprit.
Contrary to popular wisdom, VC investments in biotech provide faster exits than medtech deals, a new study by Silicon Valley Bank has found.
Private equity firms are planning to exit more portfolio companies this year than last. But what sectors are currently the “hottest”?