October 23, 2017 7:39 am

A Private Equity CEO Tackles The Age Old Question — Is It Worth It To Get Your MBA

We’ve debated it endlessly here – is an MBA worth the investment for a career in finance In the most recent episode of the Open Door interview series, hosted by finance career site OneWire, Ian Snow, the CEO of private equity firm Snow Phipps Group, weighs in. After earning a BA, with honors, in History […]

All Of The Sudden, Things Are Looking Really Bad For Carl Icahn On Dell

CEO Michael Dell and his group have reached a deal with the Dell Special Committee on voting rules to take the company private – the actual vote, however, will not take place until September 12th, says Bloomberg. What all that means is that Carl Icahn, the billionaire hedge fund manager attempting to take over the […]

Private Equity Firm Is Taking A Chance On Startup Billed As ‘Yelp Of Weed’

SEATTLE/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – In the sparse Seattle offices of Privateer Holdings, Brendan Kennedy grabs an iPad to show how his bet on legal marijuana is already paying dividends in the form of a Google results page for “blue cheese.” When Web users search that term, high on the list is a link to reviews of the pot strain “blue […]

Dell Buyout Suddenly Turns Into 3-Way Battle, As Blackstone And Carl Icahn Prepare Offers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Dell Inc appeared to have received competing offers following a $24.4 billion agreement last month to be taken private by its founder and private equity firm Silver Lake, setting up a tug-of-war for the world’s No. 3 PC maker. Blackstone Group LP submitted an indicative and preliminary offer ahead of the […]

The Real Problem With Dell Is Very Simple: Michael Dell

As of yesterday, Dell and private equity firms Silver Lake and TPG were still just talking about a massive deal to take the company private. Now Fortune reports that TPG has walked away. That leaves Silver Lake to figure out how it could take on the biggest leveraged buy-out Wall Street has seen since before […]

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