Middle-Market Trends

Rebranding as a Private Equity Value Driver

Financial sponsors should answer these nine questions when deciding whether to undertake a rebranding effort for their portfolio companies.

Tax Court Opens Door for Foreign Investment in Partnerships

The court recently reversed an IRS position in a move that should provide comfort to foreign LPs and may attract overseas investors to U.S. funds.

What You Need to Know About Amazon’s Largest Deal To Date

The online retailer's purchase of Whole Foods reflects an overall uptick in activity for grocery store M&A.

Private Equity Fundraising Is Sitting Pretty in 2017—PitchBook Report

The first half of the year has been good to PE as investors continued to commit capital and funds steadily put their dry powder to work.

What Can KKR Teach the Middle Market About Succession Planning?

The private equity firm is planning for the next generation of leadership. Middle-market companies should follow these key steps to make sure they're prepared too.