London to lose software pioneer in potential Private Equity takeover: Blue Prism to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners

Download PDF Introduction On September 28, 2021, Blue Prism, a British enterprise software company that specializes in software robots that automate monotonous jobs, announced that it has reached an agreement with private equity firm Vista Equity Partners to be acquired for £1.1bn ($1.5bn) in cash. Blue Prism, whose clients include Read more…

The peak of Private Equity?

Introduction The private equity industry has always had a special place in the financial world. Its competitive and dynamic nature has captivated the most talented businessmen, but what really allowed it to grow steadily over the past 40 years was the outstanding performance it granted to the investors willing to Read more…

Dreaming of Yield: Blackstone solidifies its real estate portfolio through $4.7bn Dream Global REIT acquisition

Blackstone Group Inc. (NYSE:BX) – market cap as of 16/09/2019: $63.96bn Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:DRG.UN) – market cap as of 16/09/2019: $3.22bn Intro On September 15, Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust announced acquisition agreements with affiliates of real estate funds manager, Blackstone, in an all-cash $4.7bn Read more…