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Data analytics firm Starburst valued at $3.35 bln after Alkeon-led funding

From Reuters: Feb 9 (Reuters) – Data analytics firm Starburst said on Wednesday it had more than doubled its valuation to $3.35 billion after a funding round led by venture capital firm Alkeon Capital. Other investors in the $250 million Series D round included Andreessen Horowitz and Coatue Management. Starburst intends to use the fresh[…]

Q&A: Jefferies veteran dealmaker examines PE secondary market trends

From Pitchbook: Falling valuations in public and private markets have put added pressure on the pace of private equity exits, which slowed in Q2 2022 for the second consecutive quarter. PE firms chose to hold on to portfolio companies longer, instead of selling their investments at unattractive prices. During Q2, sponsors exited $94.5 billion in[…]

Relativity Space takes a high tech approach to space manufacturing

PreIPOSwap.com — 4/9/2022 – Charlotte, NC — In case you haven’t heard of Relativity Space, it’s a company that 3d prints rockets.  You heard that right, they print cones and rocket parts from a factory, run by robots and computers.  To get an idea of how this actually works, you can watch this short 2[…]

Private Equity Firms Seize on IPO Boom With Consumer Assets

From Bloomberg: Private equity firms are refusing to be left out of the initial public offering boom. With technology IPOs sometimes doubling on day one, buyout shops are hoping to capture some of the buzz for their less sexy, slower growth and higher leverage assets. Two private equity-backed companies went public on U.S. exchanges this[…]