August 10, 2018 - The possibility of an athenahealth acquisition may be increasing as three potential buyers enter a second round of bidding. UnitedHealth Group, TPG, and Bain Capital are among the second round of bidders, according to Seeking Alpha. UnitedHealth Group is a for-profit Minnesota-based healthcare company. The company includes healthcare coverage and benefits services provider UnitedHealthcare and health IT services provider Optum. TPG and Bain Capital are investment firms based in San Francisco and Boston, respectively.
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alegeus announced that Vista Equity Partners has signed an agreement to acquire Alegeus from investment funds affiliated with Lightyear Capitol LLC.
Dyal Capital Partners, a division of Neuberger Berman that takes stakes in asset management companies, acquired a passive, non-voting minority stake in Golub Capital LLC. Golub Capital was formed in 1994 - being an originator and manager of middle market debt facilities. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe [...]
Billionaire hedge fund manager Carl Icahn has amassed a sizable stake in health insurance industry giant Cigna Corp. (CI) and plans to vote against its proposed $54 billion acquisition of Express Scripts Holding Co. (ESRX) when shareholders vote Aug. 24, as first reported by The Wall Street Journal. (See also: Icahn Slashes Stake in Herbalife.) Icahn, a controversial, high-profile activist investor who once served as an advisor to President Trump, holds less than a 5% stake in the insurance company.
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Trinity Hunt Acquires Majority Interest in New Partnership with Improving Holdings DALLAS, July 26, 2018-- Trinity Hunt Partners, a growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, today announced its partnership with Improving, a full-service provider of technology and custom software development services, based in Dallas, Texas. Improving was co-founded in 2007 by Curtis Hite, CEO, and has since expanded via acquisitions into the Houston, Minneapolis, Calgary, Columbus, Cleveland, and College Station markets.
Antin Infrastructure Partners Completes Acquisition of FirstLightTransaction supports FirstLight's continued growth and expanding capabilities for customers ALBANY, N.Y., July 25, 2018-- FirstLight, a provider of fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast, announced today that Antin Infrastructure Partners ("Antin") has completed the acquisition of FirstLight. Antin acquired the company from private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners ("Oak Hill"), Novacap and Riverside Partners ("Riverside"). Financial terms of the completed transaction were not disclosed.
Alternative investment group Tages is to acquire a stake in VAM Investments, a private equity investment holding company specialising in growth capital and buyouts.
LaSalle Capital acquires National Gift Card CorpChicago-based private equity firm completes transaction to own one of the largest and most automated gift card and prepaid card sourcing and fulfillment companies in the world CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., July 23, 2018-- Chicago-based private equity firm, LaSalle Capital, purchased National Gift Card Corp (NGC), one of the world's largest, most-automated B2B gift card and prepaid card companies. NGC serves B2B loyalty, reward and incentive marketplace with over 500 physical and digital gift card brands across the U.S., Canada, UK and Europe.
Chicago-based private equity firm completes transaction to own one of the largest and most automated gift card and prepaid card sourcing and fulfillment companies in the world CRYSTAL LAKE, Illinois, July 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based private equity firm, LaSalle Capital,...