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

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

Dermonds return to aerospace industry with $50M fund

Milwaukee investors Eric and Max Dermond aim to raise $50 million in a private equity fund that will buy aerospace and defense companies, starting with Glendale-based S3 International......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 54 min. ago

The Future of Private Markets

An Oxford professor offers a glimpse of the world to come.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nyt7 hr. 9 min. ago

Hall-Of-Fame Quarterback"s Private-Equity Firm Accused Of Covering Up Fraud

A private equity firm co-founded in 2007 by former San Francisco .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge7 hr. 54 min. ago

PNC Mezzanine backs acquisition with $12.7M

One of Pittsburgh’s biggest private equity firms has helped to finance a West Virginia company’s acquisition. PNC Mezzanine Capital invested $12.7 million to support Eastern Vault Co.’s acquisition of Dellinger Precast Inc. Eastern Vault, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 hr. 39 min. ago

Arconic rises after report of private equity interest

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewall12 hr. 54 min. ago

49ers great Steve Young"s private equity firm accused of covering up fraud

HGGC, the Palo Alto private equity firm co-founded by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young, is embroiled in a lawsuit in which it is accused of covering up fraud at a company in its portfolio. Young is a managing director at the firm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals13 hr. 54 min. ago

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: bizjournals15 hr. 24 min. ago

The New York Post: NFL great Steve Young’s private equity firm accused of covering up fraud

The private equity firm that Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young co-founded in 2007 — eight years after he retired — stands accused of covering up a massive fraud at one of its companies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch16 hr. 9 min. ago

Stephen Schwarzman: Investment Strategies, Creating Blackstone And Life (2018 & 1999)

An interview with billionaire private equity titan and founder of Blackstone, Stephen Schwarzman. In this interview, Stephen discusses his unusual invest.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 13th, 2018

Private equity helps drive strong returns for CalPERS

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System reported a preliminary 8.6 percent return on investments for its fiscal year ended June 30, with strong returns from private equity and infrastructure investments. Sacramento-based CalPERS, whi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2018

Chapel Hill startup that wants to help farmers grow sales raises $1.8M

Chapel Hill-based frozen foods company, Seal the Seasons Inc., has raised $1.8 million in a private equity offering, according to a filing Wednesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company flash freezes produce from local Nort.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Walmart looks to exit Japan with Seiyu supermarket sale: NIkkei

U.S. retailer Walmart Inc has decided to sell Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu and has already approached major retailers and private equity funds, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2018

MarketWatch First Take: Broadcom deal to buy CA makes little sense on the surface

Broadcom Inc.’s surprise $18.9 billion deal to buy the software company CA Technologies makes little sense on the surface but signals a new direction for the tech conglomerate, possibly turning itself into a private equity player......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Walmart plans to sell Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu: Nikkei

U.S. retailer Walmart Inc has decided to sell Japanese supermarket chain Seiyu and has already approached major retailers and private equity funds, the Nikkei business daily reported on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 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

Private equity firm to buy Pillsbury and other brands for $375M, open Chicago HQ

A private equity firm plans to buy a smat.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJul 10th, 2018

Lawmakers want answers about fall of Toys "R" Us

Congressional lawmakers have put some pointed questions about the demise of Toys "R" Us to the company's private equity backers.    Nineteen Democrats have sent a letter to the companies asking whether they have any plans to provide severance for the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 10th, 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