IRI: Crafting a Crystal Ball with Consumer Spending Data

Consumer research firm IRI is giving data about spending habits the 21st-century treatment, helping clients make informed decisions about sales, marketing and media buying.

A ‘Sterling Approach’ to Education

Private equity firm Sterling Partners is taking a hands-on approach to education investing and is building strong businesses—from a for-profit law school to a student recruitment firm—to help students succeed.

Direct Travel

Recognizing opportunity in the corporate travel sector, industry veteran Ed Adams teamed up with private equity firm Silver Oak Services Partners to launch Direct Travel.

Incubating Drug Innovation

Contract manufacturer Cytovance Biologics plays a key role in drug development, providing support for pharma and biotech companies with support from private equity firm Great Point Partners.

AUA: Digging into Demographics

AUA Private Equity Partners invests in companies catering to the growing U.S. Hispanic market, while also building relationships with aging owners looking to transition out of their family businesses.