13 hrs ago
Christie ships pension funds to Wall Street pals, and therein lies a story: Editorial
There is a curiously overlooked story from David Sirota that examines the mutually profitable kinship between Gov. Chris Christie and Wall Street hedge funds, and the most curious part is that some of them receive an extraordinary amount of New Jersey business - specifically, the stewardship of state pension funds -- after being identified as the ... (more)
17 hrs ago
Carlyle Group closes $816 mln CLO fund
The Carlyle Group has closed a collateralized loan obligation fund totaling about $816 million.
18 hrs ago
UPDATE 1-Carlyle in advanced talks to buy into Vanke's China shopping malls -sources
Global private equity firm Carlyle Group is in advanced talks with China Vanke Co Ltd, the country's largest property developer, to buy stakes in nine of its shopping malls, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
22 hrs ago
United States : The Carlyle Group and Louis Bacon Complete Acquisition of Traxys Group
As part of the transaction, Traxys management has increased its investment stake in the company.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Carlyle completes majority investment in Traxys Group
The Carlyle Group has completed the acquisition of a majority interest in the Traxys Group , a metal and minerals commodity merchant, logistics and trading firm.
Kelso offers market-beating terms to help raise Fund IX
Kelso & Co , which is in the market targeting $2.5 billion for its ninth fund, is kicking in a $500 million GP commitment, or 20 percent of the target, according to public documents obtained by peHUB .
Carlyle Eyes Another IPO, Amid A Booming Industry
Carlyle Group announced that it has hired Goldman Sachs and Citigroup to float a U.S. IPO of Axalta Coating Systems.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Taiwan's Wei Family Said to Buy MBK Stake in Cable Operator CNS
Taiwan's Wei family, which controls Ting Hsin International Group, agreed to buy a majority stake in cable operator China Network Systems for about $2.4 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
NBTY names Cahillane CEO
NBTY, Inc., a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins and nutritional supplements, today named Steven Cahillane Chief Executive Officer.
EU mergers and takeovers
British engine maker Rolls-Royce plc to acquire full control of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, which is a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and German carmaker Daimler AG -- Chilean shipping company Compania SudAmericana de Vapores and German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd AG to merge -- Russian oil company Rosneft to acquire the bulk of U.S. bank Morgan ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Sequential Brands Group Announces Closing of Galaxy Brand Holdings Acquisition
Yehuda Shmidman, Chief Executive Officer of Sequential commented, "In just over two years, Sequential Brands Group has become one of the largest brand management and licensing organizations in the industry.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Victorville Daily Press
Apple Valley can learn from Shafter, Claremont Updated at
In the realm of water supplier acquisitions, each situation varies as to why it is considered and how it is affected.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Miami's b2 hotel sells for $57M
The b2 in Miami Downtown hotel has been purchased for $57.5 million by a joint venture between Weston-based InSite Group and Washington, D.C.-based Carlyle Group.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
NBC San Diego
New $39M Facility at San Diego Airport
Landmark Aviation of Houston has completed a $39 million fixed-base operations facility at San Diego International Airport, designed to serve smaller private aircraft.
Ganji receives $200m investment
A Chinese netizen browses the website of online classified advertising company Ganji.com in Beijing, China, 13 August 2014.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
EPIC adds retail team from JLT Towers Re
This strategic build-out of a team serving large, complex risk management accounts is a product of EPIC's broadening alliance partnership and collaboration with JLT Towers Re.
EU mergers and takeovers
Private equity firm Nordic Capital to acquire sole control of German medical devices wholesaler and medical products producer GHD Verwaltung -- British engine maker Rolls-Royce plc to acquire full control of Rolls-Royce Power Systems, which is a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and German carmaker Daimler AG -- Chilean shipping company Compania ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Carlyle takes minority stake in Chinese online advertising company
Carlyle Group has bought a minority stake in Chinese online and mobile-based classified advertising business Ganji.com, the global private equity firm said on Tuesday.
JP Morgan Exits Almost Half its Private Equity Arm
The deal for almost 50% of the firm was reported by the Wall Street Journal as valued at about $2 billion; a number a source familiar with the situation confirmed.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Treasury Wines tax break lures bidders
Up to $2 billion in tax losses sitting inside Treasury Wine Estates is proving to be a major lure for global private equity investors along with the chance to supercharge the ailing wine business, with TPG Capital now joining the chase for the maker of Penfolds, Rosemount and Wolf Blass.