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Davis private equity firm leads $75 million investment in wine distributor

Davis-based private equity firm AGR Partners was the lead investor in a $75 million equity financing round by Santa Rosa-based Vintage Wine Estates, the marketer and distributor of wine brands including B. R. Cohn Winery, Clos Pegase Winery and Sono.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2018

Coral Gables private equity firm raises $350M to invest in businesses

Aterian Investment Partners, a private equity firm with main offices in Coral Gables and New York City, has raised $350 million to invest in businesses. The Aterian Investment Partners III fund recently closed after seven weeks of raising money .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

AppLovin valuation grows to $2 billion after $400 million KKR investment

Private equity firm KKR & Co. is paying $400 million for a minority stake in AppLovin Corp., the mobile marketing company whose 2016 sale to a Chinese buyout company was scrapped last year after it failed to win Washington approval. The new deal v.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

Jessica Alba"s Honest Co. Gets $200 Million Investment

The Honest Co., an eco-friendly consumer-goods firm co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, is receiving a $200 million minority investment from private-equity firm L Catterton......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 6th, 2018

Jessica Alba"s Honest Company Gets $200 Million Investment From Private-Equity Firm

The Honest Company, an eco-friendly consumer-goods firm co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, is receiving a $200 million minority investment from private-equity firm L Catterton......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 6th, 2018

Clayton firm acquires Lake St. Louis shopping center for $16.5 million

Midwest Retail Properties, a Clayton-based private equity real estate investment firm, has acquired a Lake St. Louis shopping center......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Baker Hughes, a GE Co. plans to sell natural gas solutions business for $375 million in 2 deals

Baker Hughes, a GE Co. said Wednesday it reached deals to sell its natural gas solutions (NGS) business for $375 million. As part of the deals, BHGE will sell its NGS product line to private equity firm First Reserve, and will tran.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 18th, 2018

Thompson Street closes new fund with $1.15 billion in commitments

St. Louis private equity firm Thompson Street Capital Partners said Monday it has closed its fifth committed capital investment fund with $1.15 billion in commitments......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

New York-based private equity firm invests in Triad managed service provider

Spire Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, has invested in Greensboro-based Dynamic Quest, a managed service provider offering IT and cloud services to businesses. The investment will allow Dynamic Quest to expand its geographic footpr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2018

Smucker says goodbye to the Pillsbury Doughboy

J.M. Smucker is offloading Pillsbury and other baking brands to a private equity firm for $375 million......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 10th, 2018

Smucker Sells Its Line of Pillsbury, Funfetti Baking Mixes

J.M. Smucker is selling its U.S. baking business to a private-equity firm for $375 million, including debt, mirroring moves by other food companies to divest decades-old brands whose sales are in decline because of changing consumer tastes......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 9th, 2018

JW Marriott Hill Country Resort south of Austin sells for nearly $650 million

The Blackstone Group LP, a multinational private equity firm, has bought the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa on San Antonio's North Side for just under $650 million, according to Real Estate Alert. The price for the 1,002-room hotel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2018

JW Marriott Hill Country Resort sold for nearly $650 million

The Blackstone Group LP, a multinational private equity firm, has bought the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa on San Antonio's North Side for just under $650 million, according to Real Estate Alert. The price for the 1,002-room hotel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 6th, 2018

Hedge Fund Spins Out Real Estate Investment Business Into Separate Private Equity Firm

Under Paulson, the investment team has made a wide range of real estate investments, including this property in Oceanside, California Paulson & Co., the Wall Street investment management firm best known.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJul 5th, 2018

How private equity firms are "monetizing poor people"

As treasury secretary, Tim Geithner criticized predatory lenders. Now the private equity firm he leads runs a company that mails high-rate loans to risky customers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 2nd, 2018

‘A way of monetizing poor people’: How private equity firms make money offering loans to cash-strapped Americans

As treasury secretary, Tim Geithner criticized predatory lenders. Now the private equity firm he leads runs a company that mails high-rate loans to risky customers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 1st, 2018

Home Depot, growth equity company invest $11M in Tampa tech firm

Homee, a Tampa company with an on-demand property maintenance app, closed an $11 million financing led by Activate Capital Partners and with participation from Atlanta-based The Home Depot (NYSE: HD). The investment announced Tuesday is integral t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2018

Weinstein Co. Cuts Deal Price by $23 Million to Close Sale to Lantern

A Weinstein Co. lawyer said Friday that the studio has agreed to reduce the proposed purchase price for the business by $23 million to close the sale of its film and television assets to private-equity firm Lantern Capital Partners......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 22nd, 2018

Goldman Sachs Leads $40 Million Investment in Anti-Phishing Firm Agari

Beware that email from your 'boss.' An email from the boss typically gets.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 21st, 2018

Rent-A-Center goes private in $800 million sale to Vintage Capital

Furniture and electronics rent-to-own company Rent-A-Center agreed to sell itself for more than $800 million to investment firm Vintage Capital......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2018

Rent-A-Center goes private in $800 million sale to Vintage Capital

Furniture and electronics rent-to-own company Rent-A-Center agreed to sell itself for more than $800 million to investment firm .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 18th, 2018