Bids for Russell Investments due next week
Goldman Sachs, which is running the Russell process , has narrowed bidders to a handful of strategics and large buyout shops, three private equity sources said.
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Friday Mar 7
EU mergers and takeovers
Japanese chemicals producer Kuraray to buy U.S. peer DuPont's glass laminating solutions business -- Israeli conglomerate Ben-Moshe Group and Dolphin Fund to acquire Israel group IDB Development Corp Ltd -- Dutch company Varo Energy, which is controlled by the Carlyle Group, to acquire assets from Austrian oil group OMV -- U.S. food packager Crown ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
BankUnited stock reaches new high, private equity firms to sell more stock
Coming off a new high for its stock on Tuesday, BankUnited announced that the four private equity firms that founded the company will sell more of its shares on the public market for the second time this year - capping an investment that has more than doubled in value for them.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Security Sales & Integration
The Carlyle Group Purchases Tyco's South Korean Security Arm for $1.93B
Tyco Int'l plans to sell its South Korean fire and security business to private equity firm The Carlyle Group for $1.93 billion.
Carlyle Group selling Veyance Technologies unit for US$1.91B to ContiTech
German auto parts maker Continental AG is buying rubber and plastics maker Veyance Technologies Inc. from private equity firm The Carlyle Group for US$1.91-billion.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Markets Focus on Crisis in Ukraine
The U.S. futures markets are lower as the crisis in the Ukraine escalated over the weekend.
The Carlyle Group Upgraded to "Buy" by Thomson Reuters/Verus
A number of other firms have also recently commented on CG. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of The Carlyle Group in a research note on Thursday, February 20th.
Ford and Yandex Are Big Market Movers
The automaker's sales in February slumped by 6 percent as winter storms chilled consumers' desire to shop for new cars.
Aerospace and Defense Executive John Belcher Joins the Signalhorn Board of Directors
Mr. Belcher is the former Chairman and CEO of ARINC, an Annapolis, MD-based provider of transport communications and systems engineering solutions to aviation, defense and government customers.
National Public Radio
Tyco Selling South Korean Security Arm For $1.93B
Fire protection and security company Tyco is selling its South Korean security business to asset manager The Carlyle Group for about $1.93 billion.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Greenwich Daily Voice
Happy Birthday To Greenwich's Louis Vincent Gerstner Jr.
Louis Vincent Gerstner Jr., who has owned a home in Greenwich, turns 72 on Saturday.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Lockheed Martin Elects Daniel F. Akerson To Board Of Directors
Prior to serving as Chairman and CEO of General Motors, Akerson, 65, was a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, and previously served as chairman, chief executive officer or president of several major companies including XO Communications, Nextel Communications, General Instrument Corporation and MCI Communications.
Transpacific NZ bids due
Listed Kiwi infrastructure and utilities fund Infratil and private equity giant The Carlyle Group will fight it out on Friday when final bids are due for Transpacific Industries Group's $1 billion New Zealand business.
Wall Street Journal
Carlyle Group Founders Took Home About $750 Million for 2013
The founders of private-equity firm Carlyle Group took home about $750 million for 2013, according to data from a filing Thursday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest
* Private equity giant Carlyle Group is expected to bid for Transpacific Industries Group Ltd's New Zealand waste management business, competing with state funds from both New Zealand and China in a deal that could fetch about NZ$1 billion , a source close to the sale told Reuters.
Rubenstein on WhatsApp: 'I Don't Think [Facebook] Made a Big Mistake'
David Rubenstein, CEO of Carlyle Group, joined Bloomberg Television's Cristina Alesci to discuss WhatApp, Facebook and the tech sector at the SuperReturn International Conference in Berlin.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
UPDATE 1-Carlyle in exclusive talks to buy Tyco's S.Korean unit-sources
Private equity firm Carlyle Group has entered into exclusive talks to buy Tyco International Inc's South Korean security systems unit, a business valued at around $2 billion, two sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
PE healthcare deal volume skyrockets so far in Q1
A spate of large healthcare PE deals has announced deal volume in the market racing ahead of last year's pace, according to data from Thomson Reuters.
No, TPG isn't going public any time soon
There are a number of reports today about how TPG Capital is considering an IPO, in a move that would see the private equity giant join other publicly-traded firms like The Blackstone Group , The Carlyle Group and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
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.