Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jul 7 2008 | 7:32am ET
Private equity activity helped drive a growing number of deals in the marketing, advertising and digital media industries, according to a new study.
The number of p.e. and venture capital firms completing at least three mergers and acquisitions transactions in the first half more than tripled compared to the same period last year, according to investment bank Petsky Prunier. According to the report, private equity firms continue to invest selectively in the area, led by Hellman & Friedman’s $2.4 billion deal to take Getty Images private.
All told, the number of M&A deals in marketing, advertising and digital media rose 21% during the first half, while transaction dollar volume fell 26%.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...