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KKR Files to Bring First Data Corp. Public Again

First Data Corp. has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to conduct its initial public offering (IPO). First Data is one of the top sector players ...
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The KKR Settlement May Be Smaller Than It Seems

When most investors hear news that a firm is paying $30 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle certain charges, chances are high that it sounds ...
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Fogo de Chao

Does Fogo de Chao Really Need an IPO?

The world of initial public offerings has seen its share of restaurant chains and retail chains come public via initial public offerings. In fact, we have seen so many of ...
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5 Stocks That Warren Buffett Should Sell — or Add to the Stake

Being Warren Buffett may come with one of the best job titles in the business world. It also comes with the most responsibility, and the investment community and public gets ...
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The Top 10 Dividend Stocks of Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

With the bull market now more than six years old, investors are looking for value and means of keeping upside in the stock market with at least some degree of ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway as of March 31, 2015. For years now, 24/7 Wall St. has released ...
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Did Avon Finally Get an Offer — and Is It Real? (Updated)

Private equity firm PTG Capital Partners has offered to acquire Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) for $18.75 a share in cash in a tender offer, subject to certain conditions. Avon ...
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Private Equity Firm Targets Hill With Takeover Bid

Mergers and acquisitions seem to be in the air this spring, and it looks like Hill International Inc. (NYSE: HIL) is the target of a takeover bid by a private ...
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Starwood Could Again Become the Ultimate Prize for Private Equity

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced its first-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. While Starwood beat earnings expectations, this will be no match whatsoever for ...
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Are Procera Shareholders Really Getting Enough in This Buyout?

Procera Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT) may not be a household name to most technology investors. Still, it is being acquired by private equity firm Francisco Partners. With the deal valuing ...
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Would Warren Buffett Consider Acquiring Harley-Davidson?

When investors think about Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A), they probably think of insurance and financial operations. Maybe they think of food, utilities or real estate, or ...
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Why Groupon Is Already Returning Capital to Shareholders

Online coupon and daily deals giant Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) looks like it is pulling out a huge win in a stake sale of its South Korean e-commerce business, Ticket ...
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What a $30 Billion Asset Sale Might Really Mean to GE

Reports were out on Thursday that General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) is close to selling a large part of its real estate holdings. As the company aims to shrink its finance ...
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$75 Million Venture Capital Funding for Legalized Marijuana Player

If you have not heard the term "hempreneur" before, you have definitely heard of venture capital, legalized marijuana, medical marijuana and the like. You just might not have heard of ...
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Is Berkshire Hathaway Becoming More Private Equity Than Conglomerate Under Buffett?

Warren Buffett and his team may be gradually making changes to how they operate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). The changes have been subtle in recent years, but the way ...
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