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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

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

Aleafia to receive strategic investment from Serruya Private Equity as part of JV agreement

Canada-based Aleafia Health Inc. said Wednesday it will receive a $10 million strategic investment from Serruya Private Equity, as part of an agreement to launch a cannabis retail joint venture in Canada. Under t.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch1 hr. 15 min. ago

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without severance after the chain was liquidated in June. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral11 hr. 0 min. ago

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without severance after the chain was liquidated in June. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral11 hr. 0 min. ago

Laid off Toys R Us workers to receive severance payments from private equity funds - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesLaid off Toys R Us workers to receive severance payments from private equity fundsLos Angeles TimesThousands of former Toys R Us wo.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews13 hr. 44 min. ago

Laid off Toys R Us workers to receive severance payments from private equity funds

Thousands of former Toys R Us workers will r.....»»

Category: topSource: latimes13 hr. 45 min. ago

Bain and KKR establish a severance fund for Toys R Us workers - CNBC

CNBCBain and KKR establish a severance fund for Toys R Us workersCNBCKKR and Bain Capital, the private equity firms th.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews19 hr. 29 min. ago

Amazon, Blackstone among bidders for 22 Disney sports networks: CNBC

Amazon.com Inc and private equity firm Blackstone Group are bidding for Walt Disney Co's 22 regional sports networks, including New York-focused Yes Network, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reuters20 hr. 0 min. ago

Former Toys R Us workers to get $20M in hardship fund

Two private equity owners of the iconic Toys R Us toy chain will be handing over a $20 million hardship fund to the thousands of former workers left jobless and without severance after the chain was liquidated in June......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews21 hr. 0 min. ago

Bain, KKR Set Up Toys "R" Us Severance Fund

The two private-equity firms that owned the retailer before its bankruptcy have each put up $10 million to pay the thousands of workers who were left without jobs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 20th, 2018

KKR expands Asia infrastructure business with new hires

Global private equity group KKR & Co is expanding its presence in Asia's infrastructure sector with new hires and is looking at launching a new fund as project spending in the region picks up......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2018

Warburg Pincus plans to raise up to $4 billion for new China fund: sources

Warburg Pincus LLC is looking to raise its second China-focused private equity fund of up to $4 billion, giving the U.S. investment firm more firepower to cut deals in the world’s second-largest economy, sources told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 20th, 2018

David"s Bridal files for bankruptcy after falling victim to debt and competition

Wedding gown emporium David's Bridal has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company was acquired by private-equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC in 2012 for $1.05 billion, and has since.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2018

Lovell Minnick closes acquisition of M&A support service company

The Radnor-based private equity firm has bought at least three other firms this year, as it plans to raise another $1 billion and start a fifth fund......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018