Notable News in Private Equity
December 2020
A monthly email providing news from the world of private equity.
Notable Notes

...“I don't know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody - somewhere - was practicing more than me.” - Larry Bird
...“As time goes on, I get more and more convinced that the right method of investment is to put fairly large sums into enterprises which one thinks one knows something about and in the management of which one thoroughly believes.” - John Maynard Keynes
RBC Capital Markets | M&A Inflection Points

There is still a lot of pent-up demand in the private equity (PE) industry. Firms are sitting on $1.4tn of dry powder, the largest pool of private capital raised in history. The difficulty is how firms put dollars to work.

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Why Some Tech Workers Leaving Silicon Valley Are...

Tech companies in smaller cities are starting to see an uptick in applications from candidates living in San Francisco and New York-areas that have long had a grip on tech talent. Deepinder Singh, founder of a Bloomington, Minn.-based startup,...

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20 Years of home price changes in every city in the U.S. ...

The interactive visual below - created by Alison Young Global, using data from Zillow - is a comprehensive look at U.S. home price data over the past two decades. At the turn of the century, the average U.S. home value was $126,000.

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Opinion | California, Love It and Leave It

Austin, Texas I love California, but I had to leave. I grew up in Fremont, attended Stanford, and have spent most of my adult life in the San Francisco Bay Area, founding technology companies like Palantir and Addepar and investing in many others.

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Live Cat Bounce - Private Equity Professional

Transactions completed in the third quarter of 2020 suggest a market stunned by the pandemic, but with a cat-like capacity to land on its feet. GF Data's 228 active private equity contributors completed 50 transactions in the quarter meeting the...

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The Secretive Town at the Center of the World's Oil Market

On the way to Cushing, Oklahoma, a young man, weary from the traffic and the chaos of the mule skinners, teamsters, and oilmen, sought refuge in a cobbled-together, unpainted saloon at the side of the road. He had been hub-deep in the mud for...

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Texas Next Capital, LP
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San Antonio, TX 78216
Phone: 210-826-2250
Fax: 210-826-2252