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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Avis, BHP, CSX, Mobileye, Walmart, P&G and More

Stocks were marginally higher on Thursday morning in hopes of European Central Bank quantitative easing. Investors have shown time and gain that they will buy stocks when they go on ...
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What Blackstone’s Offering Will Mean for La Quinta

La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LQ) announced Monday that it will have a secondary offering of 20 million shares from certain selling stockholders affiliated with Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX). ...
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Are Mergers and Acquisitions Between Private Equity Firms Coming Soon?

Should the market get ready for large private equity firms to gobble up the smaller ones? That is one hint suggested in a research report by Craig Siegenthaler of Credit ...
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Can One Hotel Sale Be Worth Almost $2 Billion?

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) was the owner of the world-famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel, located in New York, until early Monday morning. Anbang Insurance Group, of China, has entered into ...
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Vivint Solar IPO Live Coverage and Closing Report (Update)

Vivint Solar Inc. (NYSE: VSLR) is now public, as its initial public offering (IPO) began trading Wednesday morning. Despite the public offering, Vivint will not receive proceeds from this IPO ...
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Travelport IPO Faces Warm Reaction on Otherwise Cold Day

Travelport Worldwide Ltd. (NYSE: TVPT) shares have been holding relatively strong in its initial public offering (IPO) debut. This is despite a strong market sell-off on Thursday. A total of 30 million ...
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Hilton Secondary Offering May Loosen Blackstone’s Control

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to have a secondary offering. The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) will be acting as the Selling Stockholders ...
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IPO Filing: Performance Food Group Company

Performance Food Group Company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms were mentioned but the offering is up to $100 ...
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Vivint Solar Files for IPO

Vivint Solar Inc. has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO). No terms have been released for the offering, which will total ...
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Are Extended Stay Shares Safe To Buy Yet?

Extended Stay America, Inc. (NYSE: STAY) held up rather well on Thursday considering that it priced a 21 million share secondary offering. This added millions more of shares on the ...
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Michaels, NextEra Partners IPOs Get Different Responses

Arts and craft retailer Michaels Companies Inc. (NASDAQ: MIK) has sold 27.8 million shares in its initial public offering (IPO). The shares priced on Thursday at $17, the low end ...
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Michaels Stores IPO to Repay Massive Debt

It has been nearly eight years since Bain Capital Partners and Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) took arts and crafts retailer Michaels Companies private for about $6 billion. Now the ...
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Hillshire Gets a Sweetened Offer From Pilgrim’s Pride

Chicken processor and prepared-foods maker Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (NYSE: PPC) raised its buyout offer for Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH) to $55 a share late Monday. The offer is all ...
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Private Equity Backers Bailing Out of Nielsen in Stock Offering

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) disclosed after the close that some 20 million shares would be sold by Valcon Acquisition Holding (Luxembourg) in an underwritten secondary offering. The same group will ...
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Pinnacle Foods in a Pickle Over Buyout Offer

Pity poor Pinnacle Foods (NYSE: PF). After receiving a buyout offer from Hillshire Brands (NYSE: HSH) for $6.6 billion it was at the top of the world, with its shares hitting ...
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