Articles tagged “silver lake”

Vacasa Grabs $108 Million in New Funding Led by Private Equity Investor Silver Lake

Vacasa Grabs $108 Million in New Funding Led by Private Equity Investor Silver Lake

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The coronavirus pandemic made some travel companies seem like dominoes stacked too closely together. But private equity will help some businesses like Vacasa escape this crisis without toppling over.

4 days ago

Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern on Navigating a Frenemy Relationship With Airbnb

Expedia Group CEO Peter Kern on Navigating a Frenemy Relationship With Airbnb

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Many companies won't reopen for business when coronavirus ebbs, but two that will definitely still be left standing will be Expedia Group and Airbnb. They could potentially find ways to cooperate in the face of bigger threats in the form of Google and Booking.com.

2 weeks ago

Expedia Close to Selling a Potential $1 Billion Stake to Private Equity to Help Shore Up Finances

Expedia Close to Selling a Potential $1 Billion Stake to Private Equity to Help Shore Up Finances

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Two private equity firms are likely taking a minority stake in Expedia Group at very attractive terms — for the investors. There will be a flood of these types of deals inside the travel industry — and outside it, as well.

2 months ago

Vacasa Nets $319 Million in Backing for Vacation Rental Management

Vacasa Nets $319 Million in Backing for Vacation Rental Management

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Short-term rental companies can't believe their luck. Private equity and venture capital continue to pour into their sector despite a hot market. Vacasa has remained an investor darling, in part, because it has branched into opening real estate brokerages to help boost the supply of units.

7 months ago

Chinese Booking Site Qunar Bulks Up With $500 Million Investment Led by Silver Lake

Chinese Booking Site Qunar Bulks Up With $500 Million Investment Led by Silver Lake

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It is no surprise the Qunar has not raised a white flag in reaction to Ctrip's maneuverings. With an injection of $500 million, let the games continue.

5 years ago