Big Data: Show Me the Money
As we covered in prior blog posts , on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, Foley & Lardner LLP hosted the ninth annual FoleyTech Summit in Boston.
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Friday Mar 7
The Washington Post
Russell Said to Lure Blackstone to Bain for $3 Billion Sale
Russell Investments, the indexing and fund management unit of Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., is drawing takeover interest from suitors including Blackstone Group LP and Bain Capital LLC as Goldman Sachs Group Inc. solicits bids for the firm, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Deep in Debt, Big Retailer Guitar Center May Be Acquired
Build too many stores too fast full of this, and you could wind up in debt. Guitar Center could face a new owner and restructuring.
FRANCE - USA - Axed French workers take on US giant Bain Capital
The trial pitting . "For seven years, we have said that we would not give up our fight until the last person responsible for destroying our jobs was prosecuted," 24 on Tuesday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Asia Private Equity Weekly News, February 25, 2014
FOCUS MEDIA Holding Ltd, a Chinese display advertising company backed by Carlyle Group and other private equity firms, plans a $1 billion initial public offering in Hong Kong early in 2015, IFR reported, citing sources familiar with the plans.
Curaxian Named a Finalist for a PYMNTS 2014 Innovator Award
Curaxian has been named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category of Most Invisible Player.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Mercury Payments Systems, LLC, a Leading Payments Technology and...
Mercury Payments Systems, LLC, a leading payments technology and services provider for small- and medium-sized businesses , has been named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category of Best prepaid.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Edcon fights to stay afloat as sales slow
THE country's biggest clothing retailer was still battling with debt, operational costs and credit-starved consumers, analysts said yesterday.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Skyhook CEO: Hiring planned after acquisition by Liberty Media unit
Boston-based location technology firm Skyhook plans "a ton of hiring" following its acquisition Wednesday by Pennsylvania-based TruePosition, Skyhook CEO Jeff Glass said in an email.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Chris Christie Is Mitt Romney 2.0
They cook the same recipe: no discernible policy knowledge, beliefs, or expertise, and just one area of competence - fundraising.
PYMNTS.com 2014 Innovator Awards Announces Finalists
PYMNTS.com, the leading source of content about what's next in payments and commerce, has announced its list of finalists for the 2014 PYMNTS Innovators Awards .
Edcon looks to fire workers at Edgars
Edcon plans to cut jobs at its 13,000-employee Edgars chain starting May as it aims to reduce costs at the flagship division.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Bob's opening three stores in Philly area
Bob's Discount Furniture will hit the 50-store mark with the opening of its first three Philadelphia-area stores this week, adding a physical presence in a market it has been reaching online and through outlying showrooms.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
HR software firm Kronos spurns $4.5 billion-plus bids, say sources-Reuters
The private equity owners of Kronos Inc have rejected bids that valued the human resources software company at more than $4.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, leaving in limbo what would have been one of the largest technology leveraged buyouts of the last 12 months.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
DMS Offshore Investment Services Adds Two Members to FATCA Task Force
Alaina Danley and Jennifer Dimitri have been added to the DMS Offshore Investment Services FATCA Task Force, according to a release.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Bain Said to Weigh Atento U.S. Initial Public Offering
Bain Capital LLC, a Boston-based private-equity firm, is considering a U.S. initial public offering of Spanish call-center business Atento later this year, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
The City Wire
Private equity firm to pay $124.78 million for Allens Canning
Allens Canning business went on the auction block earlier this week with Sager Creek Acquisition Corp. winning the bid and agreeing to pay $124.781 million for the bankrupt business.