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We should be asking why alternative paths to IPOs are developing so much faster, writes Wharton senior fellow and finance lecturer David Erickson.
In collaboration with EY
Bullish long-term sector trends make Latin America, India and Africa attractive to PE firms, but they are cautiously eyeing investments due to current upheavals in certain areas.
Private equity remains bullish about China and Southeast Asia as firms spot opportunities in the shift to consumer-driven markets due to a growing middle class.
Venture capital firm Icon Capital Partners of Dubai sees Africa as the ‘sweet spot’ for its tech-focused investments.
Ten years ago startup accelerators were the tech high-priests who entrepreneurs looked to for advice and funding. Now their value proposition is evolving -- and being questioned.
J. Eric Wright, a venture capitalist based in South Africa, believes the biggest opportunity for entrepreneurs in the continent lies in the consumer space.
Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman says a key to his firm’s investment success is understanding how people behave.
Fintech is no longer a niche. The world’s largest banks are investing billions in financial technology as a way to prevent startups from taking market share.
When it comes to low-cost labor, China is looking for the next China. At the top of the list is Ethiopia.
European private equity exits hit a record 84 billion euros in 2014 due to receptive public markets and increased corporate M&A, an EY study shows.