Oxford Private Equity Webinar: Stretching The Brand

Can private equity managers maintain performance as they grow and move into new markets? Professor Tim Jenkinson, Programme Director of the Oxford Private Equity Programme explores the issues in our in.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 12th, 2018

From Bogart to millennials: Italian hat maker tries new look

If the traditional Italian hat-maker Borsalino was once synonymous with the fedora, its new private equity owners want to imbue the brand with cachet that extends to couture, sportswear and streetwear for women, millennials and Asians. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 17th, 2019

Private-Equity Firm Great Hill Partners in Talks to Buy Gizmodo Media Group

Great Hill Partners is in exclusive talks with Univision Communications to buy Gizmodo Media Group, a deal that would add a marquee digital brand to the private-equity firm’s portfolio......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 16th, 2019

Atlanta private equity firm buys another fitness chain

Roark Capital Group has added another fitness brand to its portfolio. The Atlanta-based private equity firm said Monday that its affiliates bought a majority stake in Fitness Connection from LNK Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019

Blackstone concedes defeat to Canada"s Oxford in battle for Australia"s Investa

Private equity giant Blackstone Group has quit a takeover battle for Australian office-block owner Investa Office Fund after it was gazumped by Canadian landlord Oxford Properties Group's A$3.35 billion ($2.4 billion) bid......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2018

Blackstone concedes defeat to Canadians in battle for Australia"s Investa

Private equity giant Blackstone Group has quit a takeover battle for Australian office-block owner Investa Office Fund after it was gazumped by Canadian landlord Oxford Properties Group's A$3.35 billion ($2.4 billion) bid......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 18th, 2018

Australia"s Investa says Blackstone pulls out of takeover race

Australian landlord Investa Office Fund (IOF) said on Thursday it had been advised by Blackstone Group LP that the private equity giant would not match Canada's Oxford Properties Group's A$5.60 per share takeover bid......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

Atlanta-based investor – armed with $940M in new capital – looks for deals in NC

An Atlanta private equity investment firm that’s already pumped tens of millions into North Carolina companies has announced commitments of $940 million in its brand new fund, with plans to deploy the capital in the Southeast......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

Dutch Bros lands private equity investment, plans massive expansion

The iconic coffee brand is the latest Oregon-based company to receive a capital investment from private backers in what has been a very busy year for fundraising......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 1st, 2018

Pillsbury Doughboy is sold: J.M. Smucker Co. sells US baking business to private equity

The Pillsbury Doughboy has a new family. The maker of Smucker's jams is selling the struggling Pillsbury brand along with the rest of.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 10th, 2018

Smucker fetches pet food brand for $1.9B

A big consumer brand is going to the dogs — and the cats. J.M. Smucker is buying Ainsworth Pet Nutrition for $1.9 billion in cash from shareholders including private equity firm Catterton Partners, Axios reports. Ainsworth owns such brands as Nutr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

PetSmart vs. Petco: A Dogfight That Neither One Is Winning

Under new private-equity owners, Petco expanded in-stores services while PetSmart spent billions on online retailer Chewy. About three years since both companies’ takeovers, neither approach is a clear winner......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj20 hr. 7 min. ago

Denver-based Modern Market merges with chain owned by its private-equity investor

The two brands will stay separate, but their executive and back-office operations will combine to help speed expansion......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2019

Private Equity Could Be Surprise Guest in TV Drama

ProSiebenSat’s management turmoil and plummeting share price leaves the door open for a buyer, or activist, to demand change......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 20th, 2019

Sen. Dianne Feinstein"s Husband Bought Nvidia, FedEx Stock, Sold 3M Stock

Richard Blum, the head of private-equity firm Blum Capital, also bought Synopsys stock and sold Hologic stock in January......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 20th, 2019

Targa Resources shares jump 7% after company agrees to sell North Dakota stake in $1.6 billion deal

Targa Resources Corp. shares jumped about 7% Tuesday, after the company said it has agreed to sell a 45% stake in Targa Badlands to private-equity firms GSO Capital Partners and .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 19th, 2019

Investors Panic After US Fund Manager Arrested In Russia

One of Russia's most well-respected foreign investors, private equity baron Michael Calvey, has run the Russia focused investment fund, Baring Vostok, since 1994, and has never shied away from touting his ability to work with government official.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 19th, 2019

How elite investors use AI, machine learning to gain an edge

Artificial intelligence and machine learning might sound like the stuff of sci-fi movies. But hedge funds, major banks and private equity firms are already deploying next-generation technologies to gain an edge......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 17th, 2019

Citigroup is said in talks with owner of its Canary Wharf tower

Citigroup Inc. is in talks with a Middle East-backed private-equity group to buy a tower it leases in London’s Canary Wharf financial district, according to a person with knowledge of the matter......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 17th, 2019

Russia Formally Arrests American Businessman

The American founder of a private-equity firm detained this week in Moscow on fraud charges was formally arrested and is set to remain in custody for at least about two months......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 17th, 2019

Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok"s Calvey until April

A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms accused of fraud, to be kept in custody until April 13......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 16th, 2019