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bloomberg.com November 16, 2016

KKR Raises $688M For Growth Deals As Small Is New Big

After making its name doing several of the largest leveraged buyouts ever, KKR & Co. now wants to take smaller bites of growth-stage businesses.
Read by 43% of LPs

internationalbanker.com November 10, 2016

Explaining The Yale Investment Model’s Success

David Swensen has been the chief investment officer of Yale University's endowment fund since 1985. During this period, the Yale endowment has made significant changes in its asset-allocation pattern...
Read by 50% of LPs

jdsupra.com August 11, 2016

How To Overcome Structuring Challenges In Israeli Leveraged Buyouts

How foreign private equity sponsors and their lenders are finding solutions to local law structuring issues - Leveraged finance acquisitions have existed in the Israeli market for many years.
Read by 76% of LPs

dealstreetasia.com July 14, 2016

India Leveraged Buyouts On The Rise

More than eight out of every 10 leveraged buyouts (LBO) that happened in post-liberalization India took place after 2007. 
Read by 55% of LPs

blogs.wsj.com February 29, 2016

Waud Capital's Bigger, Bolder Buyout Fund

All but one institutional investor that backed the firm’s prior fund returned to commit capital to Waud Capital Partners IV LP, according to the firm. Waud, which contributed $156 million to the final tally for Fund IV, said it plans to continue to focus on investments of $50 million to $100 million, despite the larger fund.
Read by 49% of LPs

pehub.com February 27, 2016

TPG Nears $10B Private Equity Fundraising Close

The move is representative of a comeback in leveraged buyouts for one of the world’s largest private equity firms. Founded in 1992, TPG enjoyed early successes followed by some high-profile missteps in the runup to the 2008 financial crisis. 
Read by 54% of LPs

in.reuters.com February 24, 2016

TPG Nears $10B Private Equity Fundraising Close

(Reuters) - TPG Capital LP is close to finishing a two-year effort to raise its latest global private equity fund, amassing $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, a key step in the firm's plans for an eventual initial public offering.
Read by 78% of LPs

business-standard.com February 19, 2016

TPG Nears $10B Private Equity Fundraising Close

<p style="line-height: 18.9091px;"><a href="http://www.business-standard.com/search?type=news&amp;q=Tpg" target="_blank">TPG&nbsp;</a><a href="http://www.business-standard.com/search?type=news&amp;q=Capital" target="_blank">Capital&nbsp;</a>LP is close to finishing a two-year effort to raise its latest global private equity fund, amassing $10 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, a key step in the firm&#39;s plans for an eventual initial public offering.&nbsp;The move is representative of a comeback in leveraged buyouts for one of the world&#39;s largest private equity firms. Founded in 1992, TPG enjoyed early successes followed by some high-profile missteps in the runup to the 2008 financial crisis.</p>
Read by 32% of LPs

efinancialnews.com February 18, 2016

Apollo Takes New Tack On ADT Deal Financing

<span style="line-height: 18.9091px;">The private-equity firm said on February 16 that it has agreed to buy ADT Corp in a deal that values the burglar-alarm vendor at about $7 billion. It comes at a time when falling oil prices and concerns about a global economic slowdown have soured banks and many investors on the junk-rated debt used to back leveraged buyouts.</span>
Read by 76% of LPs

pehub.com January 15, 2016

Private Equity Deals Hit As Banks Curb Lending For LBOs

<p style="line-height: 20.8px;">KKR knocked on the door of more than 20 banks, including some it rarely borrows from, as it sought financing for the deal, but none would provide the full debt package the buyout firm was seeking, according to sources familiar with the events. The sources asked not to be identified because deliberations were confidential.&nbsp;In the end, KKR was able to raise the money itself and clinched the deal last week. It issued and underwrote more than US$700 million of debt, and used its own capital markets desk to sell most to pension funds and other asset managers, a labourious process that took more than a month. KKR owns a small portion of the debt, the sources said, though they were not specific about the amount.</p>
Read by 51% of LPs