Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR)


Biomet Is Coming Public via IPO, Again

What would appear to be an obscure initial public offering from LVB Acquisition Inc. is much more important than it might seem. This is actually the old medical devices company ...
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KKR Acquires Stake in Marvell Technology: Bloomberg

Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE: KKR) have acquired about a 5% stake in chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ: MRVL). At Marvell’s market cap at Monday ...
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New CEO for Toys“R”Us, Just in Time for Soft Holiday Season?

The world’s largest toy seller, Toys"R"Us, announced on Wednesday afternoon that it had hired interim CEO Antonio Urcelay as its permanent CEO. The company also hired Hank Mullany as President ...
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Argus September Model Portfolio Changes: Clorox, Mattel, Eaton and More

Argus is truly an independent research firm free from most of the same conflicts of interest of other research firms, which is why we give its research a close look ...
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Argus Model Portfolio Changes: Mattel, Eaton, Clorox, United Tech, Goodyear and KKR

Argus is an interesting firm that generates research ideas. Unlike the traditional bulge bracket Wall Street brokerage giants, and unlike boutique investment banking shops, Argus is truly independent in its ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Open Lower, Late Rally Boosts Finish

July 26, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning on a day when the only U.S. economic data of note was the revised University of Michigan/Thomson Reuters consumer sentiment ...
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Wall Street After-Hours: CSX, Yahoo, KKR, Gardner Denver, United Rentals

Railroad operator CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX) reported second-quarter earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52 on revenues of $3.1 billion. The consensus estimate called for EPS of $0.47 on revenues of ...
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Chesapeake Energy Sells More Assets

So far in 2013, Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) has fired its founder and sold off about $3.6 billion more in oil and natural gas assets as the company tries ...
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Siemens Seeks Buyer for Nokia Joint Venture Network Company

Germany’s Siemens A.G. (NYSE: SI) and Finland’s Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) formed a 50-50 network equipment company with the catchy name of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) in 2007. Siemens is ...
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Who Wants to Buy Hulu? Yahoo!, Time Warner, AT&T?

Streaming video service Hulu is owned by a consortium that includes Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS), News Corp. (NASDAQ: NWSA) and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA). This is not the first ...
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Private Equity Firms Bidding on Iron Ore, Other Mining Assets

As the world’s largest mining companies look to shed assets as they seek to boost investor returns, the mining sector is drawing interest from private equity firms. Blackstone Group LP ...
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Financial News Digest: Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he has deep concerns about cyberattacks on U.S. interests. (Reuters) Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) beats out tough competition to get a chip in the new ...
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Top Analyst Downgrades and Stocks to Sell: Carnival, KKR, BlackRock and More

Investors frequently get to see the analyst upgrades and Buy ratings from Wall Street firms. What investors often do not get to see is when analyst downgrade stocks to sell ...
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Media Digest: Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) raises its financial forecast and shares soar. (Reuters) The European Union may allow Greece more time to reach its budget targets. (Reuters) After a number of ...
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Dollar General Secondary Discount May Bring Another Opportunity

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) is a stock that we have said over and over is "money" for long-term investors. The one thing that has acted as a continued drag ...
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