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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

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

Blackstone looks to manage $1 trillion by 2026

Blackstone Group LP , the world's largest manager of alternative investments such as private equity and real estate, said on Friday it could be overseeing $1 trillion in assets by 2026......»»

Category: topSource: reuters3 hr. 8 min. ago

‘The New Buffettology’: A Pattern of Profit From Private Equity

Why Buffett likes to buy family-owned companies, and why he likes to buy them wholeCheck out Warren Buffett Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Warren Buffett (Updated on 09/20/2018)Related Stocks: BRK.A, BRK.B,.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nyt3 hr. 37 min. ago

Why AMC Shareholders Are Getting a Huge Special Dividend

Private equity firm Silver Lake buys into the largest theater chain in the world, as Dalian Wanda sells some of its stake......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews20 hr. 23 min. ago

Adobe to buy marketing software firm Marketo for $4.75 billion

Adobe Systems Inc on Thursday agreed to buy Marketo Inc for $4.75 billion from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners Management, adding heft to its cloud-based digital marketing business......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

Adobe plans to acquire Marketo for $4.75 billion

Adobe Systems Inc. has agreed to acquire software maker Marketo from a private-equity firm for $4.75 billion, the company announced Thursday afternoon. Marketo, which makes business marketing software, went public in 2013 but was .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 20th, 2018

Amazon Investment Could Lead to Large Stake in India Retail Chain

Amazon.com has joined forces with a private-equity firm in India that is acquiring one of the largest retail chains in the South Asian nation......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 20th, 2018

Marijuana Rally has Just Minted 3 New Billionaires

Marijuana Rally has Just Minted 3 New Billionaires $TLRY The 1st private equity firm focused exclusively on the cannabis industry has minted 3 new billionaires. Brendan Kennedy, Michael Blue and Christian Groh founded.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsSep 19th, 2018

This Fairfax firm"s tech is remaking reconnaissance. Just don"t call it a drone company.

Fairfax-based MAG Aerospace has acquired four companies in the last year-plus and recently secured backing from New Mountain Capital, a New York-based private equity firm with $20 billion in assets......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Columbus firm buys Hilton in downtown St. Louis for $29.5 million

The boutique hotel was acquired by Ohio's largest private equity firm — a familiar name in the local hospitality industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Seattle pharma distributor LifeSpan Bioscience is acquired by private equity firm

LifeSpan was founded in 1995 and offers a variety of antibodies, kits, proteins and other biological reagents. The company has 35 employees......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 17th, 2018

Private-Equity Firms TPG and Rockbridge Explore Sale of AXS

Private-equity firms TPG and Rockbridge Growth Equity are exploring strategic options for their stake in ticketing company AXS, including a possible sale......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 16th, 2018

AMC"s stock swings lower; MKM downgrade follows Silver Lake investment, special dividend

Shares of AMC Entertainment Inc. swung to a 1.4% loss in afternoon trade, after being up as much as 5.7% at a 14-month high earlier in the session, with MKM Partners analyst Eric Handler highlighting how the investment by private equity fi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Blackstone seeks $18 billion for biggest fund

Blackstone Group LP expects to raise $18 billion for its biggest real estate fund ever. The firm, already the private equity industry’s largest real estate investor, will have a strategy similar to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 14th, 2018

Private equity firm Silver Lake invests $600 million in AMC

Technology-focused private equity firm Silver Lake will invest .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Jeff Bezos: President Trump's media criticism is 'dangerous'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos gives a rare live interview on stage at the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., with private equity executive David.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 13th, 2018

Private Equity Funds To Watch In 2019

In this month’s Private Equity & Venture Capital Spotlight, we look at investor&#.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 13th, 2018

Private equity-backed U-C Coatings acquires Oregon company

U-C Coatings has made its first acquisition since itself changing hands in a private equity transaction this January. The Buffalo-based maker of wood protection products and end paints was privately owned until 2013, when it was purchased by Sidereal .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2018

A $100 Million Haircut for the Buyout Crowd

Private equity can be pushed around after all......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 12th, 2018