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5 Stocks Warren Buffett Likely Bought More of During the Sell-Off

With such a crazy week, with stocks tanking and then rifling back up, it is a wonder that the name Warren Buffett has not been thrown around like hot potatoes. ...
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Petco Files for an IPO, Again

It is coming back as a public company, again. Petco Holdings, Inc. has filed its paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct an initial public offering. This would ...
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Muted Response for Strategic Hotels & Resorts Buyout Hopes

A potential merger with or acquisition of Strategic Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: BEE) is not really new news. That being said, the company did announce on Monday that it ...
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Key Changes in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway as of June 30, 2015. It has been the case for years now ...
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Goldman Sachs Sees Mixed View on Private Equity and Alternative Managers

It is always interesting to see what happens when financial giants issue coverage on other aspects of the financial sector where they have overlapping operations. Goldman Sachs started coverage on ...
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Was Informatica the Strangest Tech Acquisition of All-Time With Microsoft and Salesforce Involved?

The world of mergers and acquisition can be rather strange. When you include private equity firms in the mix, deals can become even more strange. Now an announcement from Informatica ...
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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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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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