private equity


A Chobani IPO: Is Now the Right Time?

Chobani, the top seller of Greek yogurt in the United States, reportedly is exploring its options to raise capital, perhaps by taking the company public or by selling a stake ...
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Fortress: When Private Equity Insiders Sell Out!

Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: FIG) is going to see a wave of what would be considered to be insider selling. The private equity firm has announced that it has ...
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Why Safeway Buyout Makes Kroger Worth Twice as Much

Safeway Inc.'s (NYSE: SWY) agreement to sell out to Cerberus Capital Management for as much as $40 a share says something about The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), the archrival of ...
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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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Strong Buffett 2013 Annual Report, Yet Book Value Not Keeping Up With Stock

Warren Buffett has released the highly anticipated Annual Report for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A), which also contains the highly visible Annual Letter to Shareholders. Buffett is often considered the ...
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cloud computing

Dropbox Scores $325 Million More in Funding

Dropbox, Inc. remains one of the top upcoming attractions for apps and software. In fact, the only reason it was not in our top ten IPOs to watch for in ...
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Six IPOs Debut on Friday as January Effect Signals Rough Waters

Friday is a strange day in the markets. The month of January is closing out with the first monthly January loss in three years, after a huge 2013 of course. ...
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Private Equity Owners of Sabre Look for IPO

Sabre Corp. has filed its paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering. Sabre is owned by private equity and is a key software and services ...
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Anheuser-Busch Buys Back South Korean Brewer

Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) announced Monday that it has reached an agreement to reacquire Oriental Brewery from private equity firms KKR and Affinity Equity Partners for $5.8 billion. Anheuser-Busch sold ...
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Aeropostale Joins Private Equity Merger Hopeful Ranks

Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE: ARO) surged on Wednesday after reports that the apparel maker has approached at least two private equity firms to see if there is interest in acquiring the ...
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Blackstone Goes Big Into Crocs, Without a Buyout

Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX) investors now have their answer as to whether the shoe company will be acquired. The answer is no, but with a serious twist. Investment funds affiliated ...
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Mondelez Sells SnackWell’s Stake

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Mondelez International Inc. (NYSE: MDLZ), the snack food business recently spun off from Kraft Foods, will give up its controlling interest in its ...
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Oil Tanker

Kinder Morgan Goes Big Into Marine Tankers With Nearly $1 Billion Purchase

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE: KMP) announced on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire American Petroleum Tankers (APT) and State Class Tankers (SCT) for nearly ...
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Hilton IPO Arrives at a Fair Price

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has now formally priced its initial public offering of 117,640,624 shares of common stock at $20.00 per share. This pricing is rather fair considering that the ...
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Glassdoor Capital Raise Values It Around $500 Million, Is An IPO Next?

Glassdoor has raised another round of venture backing. The company has closed upon a $50 million financing led by Tiger Global Management, which the company confirmed. A new investor joined ...
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