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edsurge.com February 18, 2020

Instructure Ceo Resigns And Board Approves New Private Equity Deal | Edsurge News

Instructure, the publicly traded company best known for its Canvas learning management software that leads among colleges, made two big moves Tuesday ...
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reuters.com February 17, 2020

Thyssenkrupp Shortlists Buyout Firms For Elevator Unit, Kone Out

* Kone shares drop 7%, Thyssenkrupp down 3.7% (Adds comments from sources, Kone CEO, analyst): FRANKFURT/DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) has shortlisted two private equity consortia in the sale of its 16 billion euro ($17 billion) elevator unit, dealing a blow to Finland's Kone (KNEBV.HE), which withdrew from the closely watched deal. Potentially Europe's biggest private-equity deal in 13 years, the transaction is now in its last stages and could come to a head next week when Thyssenkrupp's supervisory board is scheduled to meet.
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dealstreetasia.com February 12, 2020

Bankers In Asia Brace For Coronavirus-related Deal Drought

Several auctions of assets are facing delays and preparations for potential Chinese IPOs are also slowing. The post Bankers in Asia brace for coronavirus-related deal drought appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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barrons.com February 07, 2020

Parthenon Capital Hires Bankers As Buyers Inquire About Billingtree - Barron's

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com. https://www.barrons.com/articles/parthenon-capital-hires-bankers-as-buyers-inquire-about-billingtree-51581111073 Parthenon Capital Partners has hired the investment bank FT Partners to handle potential buyers' interest in the payments company BillingTree, three people familiar with the situation said. BillingTree, of Phoenix, is not technically on the block, they said. Hiring a banker "doesn't mean you're for sale but you are clearly thinking about something," one person said.
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dealstreetasia.com February 05, 2020

Taiwan's Biggest Buyout Fund Cdib Capital Eyes Ageing Tycoons For Deals

CDIB Capital Group is targeting take-private and buyout deals of about $200-500 million in size. The post Taiwan's biggest buyout fund CDIB Capital eyes ageing tycoons for deals appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
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nytimes.com February 04, 2020

Tribune Publishing C.e.o. Departs In Management Shake-up - The New York Times

The changes come two months after a hedge fund once called "the destroyer of newspapers" bought a 32 percent stake in the company, which owns The Chicago Tribune and other newspapers.
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nytimes.com February 04, 2020

Tribune Publishing C.e.o. Departs In Management Shake-up - The New York Times

The changes come two months after a hedge fund once called "the destroyer of newspapers" bought a 32 percent stake in the company, which owns The Chicago Tribune and other newspapers.
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reuters.com January 29, 2020

Blackstone's Permian Oil Producer Guidon Explores Sale: Sources

Guidon Energy, an oil exploration and production company majority-owned by private equity firm Blackstone Group Inc, is exploring a sale that could value the Permian basin operator at more than $2.5 billion including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.
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reuters.com January 24, 2020

Buyout Firm Aea Explores $2B Sale Of 1-800 Contacts: Sources

Private equity firm AEA Investors is exploring a sale of 1-800 Contacts Inc that could value the U.S. contact lens retailer at more than $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.
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wealthmanagement.com January 22, 2020

Devoe: Ria M&a Could Hit Over 40 Transactions Per Quarter In 2020

With the sixth successive record year of M&A activity in the RIA space, hitting yet another new record has essentially "become the expectation," according to David DeVoe, founder of San Francisco-based investment bank and consulting firm DeVoe & Company, in the company's fourth quarter 2019 Deal Book, released Wednesday. With 132 transactions last year, a 31% increase over the 101 deals signed in 2018, mergers and acquisitions are not "more of the same," DeVoe said. 2019 deal velocity accelerated to nearly three times the historic annual increases of 10 to 15%.
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