Topics: Exits

One of Private Equity’s Longest-Held Investments Finally Sold

One of Private Equity’s Longest-Held Investments ...

  There has been plenty of talk lately over the increased holding times in private equity. Some good news came about on Wednesday, as one the industry’s longest-held investment was finally sold when Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) bought SunGard.   The Financial Details of the Deal   FIS announced on Wednesday that it’d buy SunGard Data Systems from its [...]

Legendary Founders Exit Two Tech Giants To Make Way for M&A?

Legendary Founders Exit Two Tech Giants To Make Way ...

It is time for a changing of the old guard it seems. A new era in mobile and consumer Internet is taking its toll on the founders responsible for Blackberry and Yahoo!, two of the most well-known brands from two of the leading companies of the last decade, namely Research in Motion (RIM) and Yahoo.   Both tech giants saw [...]