(Charlotte, NC – July 5, 2017)
Private Equity Exits —
The chart below illustrates PE backed exit activity by type in the US since 2011.
Source: Pitchbook, “US PE-backed exits ($B) by type”
What We’re Reading
Below are select links to materials and articles that our team found interesting recently
(no partnerships expressed or implied).
(Fortune) VF Corp has made its name in the apparel and footwear world by acquiring beloved but once struggling names like The North Face, Vans and Timberland and using its tech, management and manufacturing acumen to turn them into mega-brands.…
(Fortune) The EVP of Business Development at Microsoft discusses using acquisitions to solve problems, bring in people with new ideas, and show promise to fill a gap we have; they’re not all Unicorns….
(EY) Can complex geopolitical uncertainty and record M&A coexist? Despite policy uncertainties, companies are given the green light to deals in the search for growth….