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TPG & Leonard Green Score Private Equity Success in Petco

Private Equity firms often get a mixed scorecard by investors and by the public. Then there are the instances where private equity firms blow the doors off the barn in ...
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Airbnb Reaches $25.5 Billion Valuation

The initial public offering of Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ), the valuation of which financiers thought was too high, proved otherwise with a share price that surged on the first day ...
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Can $100 Million Investment Stop the Bleeding at SolarCity?

Private equity firm Silver Lake Kraftwerk will invest $100 million in SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY), according to an announcement Wednesday morning. SolarCity's chairman, Elon Musk, will add $10 million to ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released their official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway as of September 30, 2015. 24/7 Wall St. has followed this trend for ...
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Analysts Come Out Swinging for the Fences on First Data Ratings

First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) is now a public company again. It had spent years being private under private equity giant KKR & Co. LP (NYSE: KKR), after being acquired ...
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Is RealD Getting Anywhere Near Enough in Its Acquisition?

Some buyouts and mergers come with a big premium for shareholders. Others, not so much. The latter case seems to be the scenario for RealD Inc. (NYSE: RLD). The company ...
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SEC Settles Conflict of Interest Charges With New York Private Equity Firm

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that a New York-based private equity firm and four executives will settle charges regarding a failure to disclose conflicts of interest to ...
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ICE Buying Interactive Data

While the consolidation of the actual exchanges has largely come to an end, the desire for exchanges to take on new products and new opportunities remains. Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE: ...
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SEC Releases Stats on Private Fund Management and Trends

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff recently published a report that provides private fund industry statistics and trends, reflecting aggregated data reported by private fund advisers. What is ...
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Why Key Analyst Sees Blackstone Outperforming

Over the course of 2015 Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) has made a solid performance. In short, the stock has beat the markets, even with recent volatility concerns. As a ...
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SEC Comes Down on Blackstone Group for $39 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that three private equity fund advisers within Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) have agreed to pay nearly $39 million to settle charges ...
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What Nelson Peltz Wants With GE

Starting Monday morning off with a bang, Trian Fund Management announced that it had acquired a stake of 98.5 million shares in General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) valued at approximately ...
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Intel Invests in 8 Chinese Tech Startups

In the world of venture capital, many investors often forget to consider that public companies invest capital directly into private companies. One such large venture capital investor has been Intel ...
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French Startup Aims to Take Ride-Sharing Global

It may seem inevitable that the sharing economy would meet up with tech firms with fast growth opportunities in emerging markets. For instance, as part of its efforts to expand ...
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Does Blackstone’s Spin-Off of PJT Partners Matter?

Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE: BX) has not found itself immune from the selling pressure this summer. The private equity giant has now set the dates for its expected spin-off. This ...
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