MasterCard Board of Directors Recommends Two New Candidates for Election
MasterCard Incorporated today announced that its Board of Directors has nominated Julius Genachowski and Merit Janow for election as independent directors at the company's June 3, 2014 annual meeting of stockholders.
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REVEALED: Pando smears ex-Carlyle pro Bob Grady
New Jersey Investment Council chairman Bob Grady of corruption. Sirota didn't use that specific term, but that's the only conclusion one could reach after reading his 1,645 words worth of misdirection, misunderstanding and innuendo.
Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
** Central and eastern Europe's largest insurer PZU has bought three Baltic rivals and a stake in one Polish firm from troubled British group RSA Insurance for a total of 348 million euros , marking its largest acquisition in history, it said on Thursday.
Bain, Carlyle among bidders for StanChart's HK consumer unit-sources
Private equity firms Bain Capital and Carlyle Group are among first round bidders for Standard Chartered's Hong Kong consumer finance unit, a business valued at up to $700 million, people familiar with the matter said.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Australia appoints lead managers for Medibank Private IPO
Australia on Thursday appointed Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Macquarie Capital as joint lead managers for the initial public offering of state-owned health insurer Medibank Private, tipped by local media to fetch about A$4 billion .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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Malaysian Airlines Flight 370: Western Center for Journalism Report...
Global focus on the missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 jet has shifted on Monday to conducting deep sea dives as the pings died, probably due to the 30-day battery life in the black box.
Alaska newspaper sale: a second look at money, logic behind purchase
Well, yes. But several accounts, including those of The Associated Press and Reuters, neglected to mention that Alaska Dispatch owner Alice Rogoff is married to multi-billionaire David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group private equity firm.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Play The Rise Of The Private Equity Managers With Carlyle Group
PE firms like Carlyle are looking for ways to convince investors they deserve a higher multiple - in time I believe they will make some headway on this point.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Warehouse firm Yupei attracts investment from RRJ, Temasek's SeaTown
Shanghai Yupei Group said private equity firm RRJ Capital and SeaTown, a unit of Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings, have agreed to invest $250 million in the Chinese logistics company.
Campbell heating up? Carlyle buying Lincoln Court
The Carlyle Group is buying Lincoln Court, one of the few higher-end office complexes in Campbell , in a deal rumored to be roughly $41 million, or $335 per square foot.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Boom times for the barbarians
Earlier this week, Los Angeles-based Ares Management filed to raise $100 million in an initial public offering, though IPO research firm Renaissance Capital estimates that the company could wind up raising $400 million.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
UPDATE 1-Schneider in talks with Carlyle, PAI to sell sensors unit
French electrical gear maker Schneider Electric said it was in exclusive talks with private equity groups The Carlyle Group and PAI Partners to sell its sensors business in a deal based on an enterprise value of $900 million.
Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
1 home improvement retailer, has launched a 275-million-euro takeover bid for France's Mr Bricolage, moving to strengthen its position in its most profitable market.
Blackstone, Carlyle move in on Singapore's Goodpack -sources
Blackstone Group and Carlyle Group are considering a bid for Singapore's Goodpack Ltd, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, eyeing the container maker a few weeks after its takeover talks with Australian pallet maker Brambles ended.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Missoula seeks takeover of city water system
City leaders have tried to purchase the water company from its owner, the Carlyle Group .
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Cramer: JNJ Deal Will Lead to a Buyback and Much More Upside
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EU mergers and takeovers
Dutch company Varo Energy, which is controlled by the Carlyle Group, to acquire assets from Austrian oil group OMV -- Chinese PC maker Lenovo to International Business Machine Corp's low-end server business -- Brookfield Infrastructure Fund to buy joint control of U.S. container terminal operator APM Terminals North America Inc which is now solely ... (more)
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Jobs of the week: Carlyle, HarbourVest and Florida SBA are hiring
This week there are job offerings from private equity giant Carlyle Group , along with HarbourVest , Northern Trust and the State Board of Administration of Florida .
Seaspan Exercises Options for Four Fuel-Efficient SAVER Design 10,000 TEU Class Vessels
Seaspan Corporation announced today that it has exercised options for the construction of four 10,000 TEU class containerships at Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. These vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2016 and will be constructed using Seaspan's fuel-efficient SAVER design.
Ares Management files for IPO
Ares Management this afternoon filed for an IPO, setting it up to be the first private equity firm to go public since The Carlyle Group did so back in May 2012.