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.
Tuesday Aug 19
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Center for Global Development
Power Africa Just Tripled - Our Four Questions
President Obama's Power Africa initiative clearly gathered a lot of momentum this week.
Massive Moves For Carlyle Group
CG is in the process of purchasing a majority position in Acosta Sales And Marketing, which could produce enormous, multifaceted benefits.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Carlyle chief sees huge potential for private equity firms
David Rubenstein, the joint chief executive of the Carlyle Group, says that private equity activity "will take off" in Africa.
NGP Energy Capital collects $1.3 bln for first close on Fund XI
NGP Energy Capital Management , the veteran energy firm backed by The Carlyle Group , has held a first close on its 11th energy investment fund on about $1.3 billion from 92 investors, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission this week.
Carlyle forms partnership with Dangote Industries to invest in Africa
The Carlyle Group has formed a strategic partnership with Dangote Industries to invest in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Centre Partners closes Ross Aviation sale to Carlyle
Centre Partners Management LLC, a leading middle market private equity firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles, announced today that it has completed the sale of Ross Aviation LLC to Landmark Aviation, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group.
Hotel building boom to transform The Galleria area - and create even more traffic headaches
A second hotel, a Hyatt Place property, now joins the Hyatt Regency that broke ground in December 2013.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Big US banks shedding star financiers...
Crippled by lawsuits linked to the 2007-2008 financial crisis, American banks are grappling with an exodus of their best bankers and traders, lured by the huge salaries of little-regulated hedge funds.