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pehub.com 3hours ago

Blackstone Hires Bain Dealmaker In Japan Corporate Buyout Push, Say Sources: Reuters

Blackstone Group (BX.N) has hired seasoned dealmaker Atsuhiko Sakamoto from Bain Capital to build a corporate buyout team in Japan in a bid to broaden its focus beyond property deals in the country, people with […]
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therealdeal.com 37 minutes ago

Savanna Real Estate | Private Equity Funds

Savanna completed the raise of nearly $600 million for a new value-add fund, the private-equity firm's largest fund to date. The Midtown-based firm headed by Christopher Schlank and Nicholas Bienstock raised $591 million at the final closing for its fifth fund, which already picked up a pair of Manhattan properties this year, the company announced Wednesday. "Having acquired two fantastic properties in prime locations with significant opportunities to add value, we are well underway in [...]
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prnewswire.com 37 minutes ago

Waterfall Asset Management Launches New Private Equity Platform Focused On The Financial Services

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterfall Asset Management, a leading alternative asset management firm, today announced the hiring of Gene Weil and John Nelligan to launch and oversee the creation of a new financial services/specialty finance focused private equity platform,...
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pehub.com 3 hours, 37 minutes ago

Private Equity Jobs Of The Week: American Express, Blackstone, Baird Are Hiring

A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry - from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks. American Express is seeking a director - corporate development, mergers & acquisitions. T [...]
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news.efinancialcareers.com 7 hours, 47 minutes ago

The Buy-side Hiring Outlook For The U.s. In 2018

Recruiters give their views on buy-side hiring for next year in the U.S.: What does 2018 have in store for hiring at hedge funds, long-only asset management shops and private equity firms? Doom and gloom, boom or somewhere in between? Recruiters give their views on buy-side hiring for next year in the U.S. Hedge funds will focus on hiring for production and revenue generating roles, such as portfolio managers and marketers. Most firms will not be looking to add "fixed-cost" employees because management fees have been compressed, according to Alexis DuFresne, director of the asset management practice at Whitney Partners.
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reuters.com 11 hours, 7 minutes ago

Blackstone Hires Bain Dealmaker In Japan Corporate Buyout Push: Sources

* Bain's Toshiba chip deal is top PE-backed global deal this yr.: TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Blackstone Group (BX.N) has hired seasoned dealmaker Atsuhiko Sakamoto from Bain Capital to build a corporate buyout team in Japan in a bid to broaden its focus beyond property deals in the country, people with knowledge of the matter said. Sakamoto, who has been with Bain since 2007 and most recently as a managing director, focused on the tech, media and telecoms sectors, according to Bain's website.
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prnewswire.com 11 hours, 12 minutes ago

Investor Access Flow Increases As More Banks And Investors Join

NEW YORK and LONDON, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipreo, a leading global provider of workflow solutions and market intelligence to financial services and corporate professionals, reported continued growth in sell-side and buy-side activity on the Investor Access platform as it approaches...
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marketwatch.com 19 hours, 7 minutes ago

Toshiba Settles With Western Digital, Clearing Path For Bain-apple Acquisition

Toshiba Corp. and Western Digital Corp. officially settled litigation Tuesday that should clear a path for a long-planned sales of Toshiba's flash-memory unit. Toshiba has agreed to sell the business to a consortium led by private-equity firm Bain Capital, which includes Apple Inc. , Dell Technologies Inc., Seagate Technology PLC and others. Western Digital made its own bid for the assets, and eventually sued Toshiba based on joint-manufacturing agreements. Western Digital confirmed reports earlier in the day of a settlement with a filing Tuesday afternoon that breaks down the revised agreement for new manufacturing facilities.
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business-standard.com December 12, 2017

Warburg Pincus To Pick Up 20% In Airtel's Dth Arm Bharti Telemedia | Business Standard News

Bharti Telemedia is among the largest in the over 65-million direct-to-home (DTH) paid subscriber market in the country. : Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus will acquire up to a 20 per cent stake in Airtel's DTH arm Bharti Telemedia for $350 million. This will be the second innings for Warburg to invest in a Bharti Group entity. Bharti Telemedia is among the largest in the over 65-million direct-to-home (DTH) paid subscriber market in the country.
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pehub.com December 12, 2017

Onex To Acquire Venue Management Company Smg World

Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp has agreed to acquire SMG Holdings Inc (SMG World), a West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania-based manager of convention centers, stadiums, arenas, theatres, performing arts centers [...]
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