The Carlyle Group

  • Hear from leading venture capitalists at Disrupt Berlin

    Hear from leading venture capitalists at Disrupt Berlin

    TechCrunch Disrupt is returning to Berlin this December, and among the founders and developers speaking, we’re pleased to have leading venture capitalists on stage to talk about fundraising, entrepreneurship and the trends they’re looking to fund. The show is jam-packed, and just like every Disrupt, the focus is on startups and the bleeding edge of technology. Fifteen startups… Read More

  • Does The Beats Aftermath Usher The Next Episode For Wearables?

    Does The Beats Aftermath Usher The Next Episode For Wearables?

    Update: Apple announced the $3 billion deal on May 28th. As Beats potentially prepares to move on to the next episode, there are a few things about the news that should have tech investors’ ears ringing. One, Dre may hate embargoes more than reporters do. I guess Dr Dre doesn’t adhere to embargoes. — danprimack (@danprimack) May 9, 2014 But beyond Dr. Dre’s… Read More

  • The Carlyle Group, Current Management To Acquire Stock Photo Giant Getty Images For $3.3 Billion

    The Carlyle Group, Current Management To Acquire Stock Photo Giant Getty Images For $3.3 Billion

    Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group, along with Getty Images‘ current management and founders are joining forces to acquire the stock photography giant from Hellman & Friedman for a hefty $3.3 billion. Of note, Hellman & Friedman paid $2.4 billion when it bought a majority stake in Getty Images in 2004. As a result, according to the release, Carlyle will acquire… Read More

  • The Carlyle Group acquires visual effects software developer The Foundry

    Alternative asset manager, The Carlyle Group, has acquired the visual effects software developer, The Foundry, from Advent Venture Partners and “other stakeholders”. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. London-headquartered The Foundry provides technology to major feature film studios and post production houses in the US and UK, while its software been has used in the production… Read More

  • Video And Data Management Software Maker DIGIOP Bought By Investor Group

    DIGIOP Technologies, a developer of video and data management software solutions, this morning announced that an investor group led by The Carlyle Group has acquired them earlier this month. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. DIGIOP offers a suite of video and data management solutions, primarily for the surveillance industry, and plans to launch the next version of its client software… Read More