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Airbnb raises $450M led by TPG; valued at $10B

Monday, April 21, 2014 | More »

Online home-rental marketplace Airbnb Inc has closed a $450 million round of funding, led by private equity firm TPG, at a $10 billion valuation, according to a report in TechCrunch citing unnamed sources. It is believed that some of the existing investors also participated in this round. Previous...


Smile Group forms $100M JV with PE giant TPG to help businesses roll out operations in Asia & Africa

Gurgaon-based Smile Group, which owns and operates various properties in the consumer and internet media space, has formed a joint venture (JV) with TPG Growth, the equity investment arm of private equity giant TPG Capital, to build businesses across Asia Pacific and the Middle East & Africa (ME...

16 April, 2014 | More »

Yahoo! Board Weighs Rival Investment Offers

Yahoo’s board was considering rival investment offers on Wednesday that could bring new management and strategic direction to the embattled US internet company, but which carried little premium to its share price. The offers, from groups led by private equity firms Silver Lake and TPG, are the fir...

1 December, 2011 | More »

Private Equity Takes Two Approaches To Yahoo!

Private equity firms including KKR and TPG Capital are looking to potentially buy minority stakes of up to 20 per cent in Yahoo! Inc with an eye to eventually taking over the whole company, people with knowledge of the situation said. These buyout firms have signed confidentiality agreements with Ya...

11 November, 2011 | More »