US private equity has rallied following pandemic lockdowns, thanks to adaptations to remote deal processes and record dry powder - US private equity activity has seen record-breaking levels of activity in the first half of 2021, fueled by rock bottom interest rates and sky-high levels of unallocated capital....By: White & Case LLP.
The UK-listed consumer group has reached out to potential suitors and is expecting first-round bids in September, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing confidential information.
(Reuters) - Blackstone Group Inc, the world's largest private equity firm, said on Thursday its second quarter distributable earnings nearly doubled year on year driven by a surge in asset sales across its real estate, private equity, credit and insurance businesses.
Magnetic Attraction: Why Cowen's Outsourced Trading Solution Continues To Attract A Wide Range Of Fund Managers.
Magnetic attraction: Why Cowen's outsourced trading solution continues to attract a wide range of fund managers. Submitted 13/05/2021 - 3:15pm Cowen Prime Services LLC (prime services division of Cowen Inc.) Contact Form Contact Company The concept of outsourced trading is not new to hedge funds, but its relevance has arguably come to the fore in recent years as managers of all shapes and sizes seek out ways to run their businesses as cost-effectively as possible, in response to ongoing fee pressure.
Toshiba Corp's 6502.T board is set to appoint UBS UBSG.S as financial adviser to work on a strategic review for the Japanese conglomerate as it faces a possible private equity bidding war, said source.
Toshiba Corp's independent directors are finalising the hiring of advisers to work with the Japanese conglomerate at the centre of a potential private equity bidding war, and a decision could be taken this week, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
CHICAGO, April 27, 2021-- Growth Catalyst Partners ("GCP"), a leading middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in rapidly growing information, marketing and tech enabled services businesses, today announced promotions of James O'Callaghan, Connor Dawson and James Nally to the position of Managing Director and Patrick Duffy to the position of Vice President. "Our firm's success relies on exceptionally talented investment professionals who work together flawlessly as a team. We have established eight platform companies across 34 acquisitions and are nearing completion of our Fund I equity deployment.
Is private equity good or bad for the industry? Leading industry figures including Stuart Fenton, Marc Chang and Roger Whittle gave their views for our Private Equity Report From Richard Gere's corporate raider in Pretty Woman to Taylor Swift calling out "the unregulated world of private equity" following a battle over her music in 2019, PE has come in for some flack down the years.
New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft has left the board of Apollo Global Management, the private-equity giant that lately has been grappling with controversy over a co-founder's ties to Jeffrey Epstein. Kraft, who had joined Apollo's board in 2014, quietly stepped down as a director last week, according to a Friday securities filing. The filing...
Blackstone Group, a large firm with heavy investments on Las Vegas Boulevard, is looking to snap up the Australian casino operator Crown Resorts.