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ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity is a business unit of ORIX USA, a Dallas-based financial services firm that has been providing innovative capital solutions that clients need to propel their business to the next level since 1981. With more than 900 employees spanning nearly 20 offices across the U.S. and ...
The Associated Press reported on Friday that the Securities and Exchange Commission dropped its inquiry into Apollo Global Management, APO, +0.19% the private equity firm, late last year after the company had given White House adviser Jared Kushner's family real estate firm a $180 million loan a ...

On balance, the new tax law should favor private equity investment in the coming years. Even before the tax changes, the outlook for 2018 was bright. Now, the new law will favor PE purchases of capital-intensive businesses -- from manufacturers, to freight and logistics companies, to health care firms.
Private equity firms, including Guy Hands' Terra Firma, have emerged as contenders to take over Network Rail's commercial property business, fuelling ... Terra Firma has also attracted attention for its management of the crisis-hit Four Seasons Health Care, whose care homes look after 17,000 elderly ...

HSH Nordbank, once the world's largest shipping bank, has been sold to American private equity investors just before an EU deadline that would have forced its dissolution. HSH took heavy losses during the financial downturn in 2007 and the shipping downturn in 2016, and it required two separate ...
The bulk of private equity executives' income is often tied to returns on investments or profit-sharing arrangements, as opposed to the multimillion-dollar compensation packages often received by CEOs of public companies. Apollo, among the most well-known of U.S. private equity firms, reported a 1-to-1 ...
Francisco Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm, is acquiring a majority ownership of Discovery Communications' education business, ... Discovery Education's current management team, led by president and CEO Bill Goodwyn, will operate the company as a standalone business upon the ...
Atticus Higgins prepares salads during the lunch rush at Modern Market on Feb. 27, 2018 in Boulder. This was the first Modern Market opened. The local chain has now branched out to almost 30 stores in Colorado, Arizona, and Washington DC. The popular food store was just bought by a private equity ...
BERLIN, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- U.S. private equity firms Cerberus and J.C. Flowers are poised to acquire the ailing German financial institution HSH Nordbank, local media reported on Friday. Business publication "manager magazine" cited an informal agreement between the investors and the state ...
"Arlington plans to combine the Company with its existing investment in Xebec, a highly specialized provider of human intelligence solutions to the Intelligence Community, which was previously acquired in September 2017," the private-equity firm said. The Chantilly, VA-based IAI also has locations in ...
The Chinese firm has bought 53.5% of the company, buying stakes previously owned by Mexico's Televisa, Torreal and Mediavideo. The deal, which gives Imagina an enterprise value of €1.9B (US$2.4B), will still see ad giant WPP own 22.5% as well as founders Taxto Benet and Jaume Roures keeping ...
City and county officials were alerted earlier this month of a pending transaction between East Texas Regional Health Systems (ETRHS) and Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) capital Partners, a Connecticut-based company that will become the financial backer of Paramedics Plus when the deal is finalized.
PricewaterhouseCoopers signed an agreement Wednesday to sell its U.S. Public Sector business to the private equity firm Veritas capital. When the deal closes, PwC's U.S. Public Sector business will be renamed and will operate as an independent company. Veritas Capital plans to retain the current ...
The Tampa Bay economy should benefit from the presence of more private equity firms, Ramonetti said. "private equity, especially in the middle market, should be focused on helping companies grow. Yes, there are stakeholders, but at the end of the day, it's to create jobs and to build companies," he said.
This alone should raise the value of American portfolio companies by 3-17%, reckons Hamilton Lane, an investment firm. Becoming a corporation therefore suddenly looks more attractive. For the largest, publicly listed private-equity firms, the main motive is valuation. Shares of partnerships are excluded ...

The company primarily does business in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, but Baymark has plans to expand its footprint throughout the Sunshine state's housing market as it tries to bounce back from last year's landfall of Hurricane Irma. The number of homes sold across Florida increased 1.2 percent in 2017 from ...
Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018, Genex Services said in a statement. Genex Services is a provider of managed care services for injured and disabled workers. Stone Point capital is a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Bowmark capital, the mid-market private equity firm, is backing the buy-out of ASK4 Limited, the fast-growing internet solutions provider. ... ASK4's previous institutional investor, Darwin private equity, and is investing alongside the current management team in support of the company's continued expansion ...
Qualifications include two to three years of work experience at a PE firm, consulting company or accounting firm, preferably in an operating environment. The position is located in New York. Partners Group is looking for an investment manager, private equity integrated investments. The successful ...
A local private equity firm has invested in an out-of-state wholesale distributor of aftermarket printing supplies. ... "By partnering with CEO Bob Willmes -- a seasoned industry veteran who has made three previous successful business exits -- and the experienced management team at OTS, we are confident ...
"There's skepticism (among those firms) that there's really a lot going on in the Southeast," Mock said. "I don't think investors realize how robust the economy and companies contained within Atlanta area." Raising a fund is a challenge for a first-time firm -- whether it is venture capital, or private equity.
private equity investments in the CEE region represent less than 0.1% of total assets under management of the global PE industry. CEE, CIS, Central ... The Index ranks 125 countries by several criteria measuring their investment and business environment and attractiveness to the PE industry. As per the ...
(Kitco News) - Copper mining projects were the favorite option of private-equity deals in the mining industry in 2017, with gold projects taking a backseat amid a higher demand for electric vehicles, according to a report by U.K. law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP). The value of private-equity deals ...
Shares of renewable energy joint venture 8Point3 Energy Partners LP plunged on Tuesday, a day after a below-market price sale to a Swiss private equity firm was announced. The company was valued at more than $1.4 billion when it was formed and taken public in the summer of 2015 by Arizona-based ...
Sanofi's sale of its European generics business has moved to due diligence for several interested bidders. (Image: ... according to multiple reports, and has narrowed down the field of potential buyers to drug companies from Brazil and India, plus several private equity funds, Reuters reports, citing sources.
Last year saw a renewed push by private equity firms into government contracting as 42 out of the 102 announced deals last year had their involvement, KippsDeSanto found in ... With additional capital from H.I.G., he said the firm views NCI as the "platform from which they want to go and make more" deals.
Baum capital Partners launched a private equity fund called GKB Growth equity fund LP that will focus on investments in software companies and online service providers. Baum Capital Partners is an independent company affiliated with George K. Baum & Co. It's led by Jonathan Baum, managing partner ...
Mid-sized healthcare companies in the UK are enjoying their moment in the spotlight, according to new research, as private equity firms are jumping on ... times earnings which private equity houses paid in the third quarter of last year, according to the Mid-market index from investment firm Argos Soditic.
In moving from Latham & Watkins' private equity practice, Jennifer Perkins has gone to the one firm that last year closed more deals in that space, Kirkland ... with an exemplary reputation in the private equity space," said a statement by Jeffrey Hammes, chairman of Kirkland's global management executive ...
The architect of KKR & Co's tilts at Vocus Group and Treasury Wine Estates, Leigh Oliver, has left the private equity giant to launch his own firm - with an innovative funding approach. Oliver, who was poached from rival The Carlyle Group in 2014 and also led KKR's investment in Sundrop farms, has ...
"All the big firms are transitioning from the founders… and the chief investment officer is really key," said Colin Blaydon, Dartmouth's Tuck school of Business former dean and founder of the school's Center for private equity and Entrepreneurship, to the Post. Some of the firms on the precipice of change ...
Waste Control Specialists, which operates a low-level radioactive waste storage facility in Andrews, has been sold, according to a company press release. WCS was sold by Valhi Inc. to J.F. Lehman & Co., a middle-market private equity firm focused on the government, defense, aerospace and maritime ...
... collaborating with company management to improve business operations, invest in growth initiatives and make … acquisitions." The firm invests with a particular focus on application and infrastructure software and technology-enabled services. Thoma Bravo current manages private equity and debt funds ...
Hong KongChina plans to tighten oversight of private equity funds set up outside the country by domestic firms, including the disclosure of ... The move comes amid a crackdown by Beijing on debt-backed investments overseas, and shadow banking-linked wealth management products repackaged for ...
The recent attention by private equity firms is not unlike their flocking to buy addiction clinics during the opioid crisis. While existing centers welcome the injection of money to improve treatments, there is a concern about how firms may one day juggle what can become dueling priorities of their investors' ...
Asset gathering remains the number-one focus at private equity firms despite record fundraising. investors, in turn, are questioning how much they are shelling out in management fees to their oversubscribed general partners. private equity CFOs surveyed by EY named asset growth as their top strategic ...
... an outside strategic partner for its private equity program, said Megan White, spokeswoman for the $361.6 billion pension fund, in an email. The bidders in the RFI are AlpInvest Partners, Hamilton Lane, HarbourVest Partners, Neuberger Berman, BlackRock (BLK) and Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
... charging station from the company's website. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. High-tech battery maker EaglePicher Technologies in Joplin is being sold to a private equity firm. Clayton-based Vectra Co. said in a statement Tuesday that it has signed an agreement to sell its EaglePicher business to ...
After considering six potential companies - three telecommunications system operators and three private equity firms - Horizon found what it was ... notes the business will continue to be operated as a family, reiterates that the company will continue to be headquartered in Chillicothe, states that plans are ...
Calgary, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Candre cannabis Inc. ("Candre" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed a strategic partnership with a Canadian private equity firm ("CPEF"). The partnership will collaborate to execute a strategy positioning the Company to become a producer and ...
A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry - from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks. ... of Vista Credit Opportunities' investment portfolio; support the loan closing and funding process; and take part in research projects and management of ongoing administrative tasks.
Adam Jones added: "I am delighted that we have been able to assist Mike and the other shareholders in the sale of their company to Synova. This deal required thorough knowledge of our clients' business and their priorities, experience in the insurance sector, and a clear understanding of private equity ...
private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg is considering a sale of Cleveland-based tire distributor Dealer Tire LLC, according to people with knowledge of the matter. ... The buyout firm, which also owns stakes in industrial companies Big Ass Solutions and Crown Paper Group Inc., later refinanced the company, ...
The year 2017 was by far the busiest in history for private-equity investment in European fintech businesses. Fourteen deals took place in 2017, with a total disclosed value of $11.73 billion, according to data provider Dealogic. The previous record, from 2014, was not even close: $3.74 billion invested in ...
"In a few cases it has broken up the firm." At other firms, the founder avoids the question and waits too long. Some only act after being forced due to illness or some other circumstance. "This causes a lot of stress on the firm" leading to executive departures, Mr. Shields said. The private equity business "is ...
There are other changes as well that will affect the buyout business. Whereas in previous years, private equity partnerships could get lower long-term capital gains tax treatment after owning a company for only one year, the new tax law requires that buyout firms hold their companies for three years before ...
The industry boom has created a perfect storm for candidate hiring, according to Jonathan Goldstein, a partner at the recruiting firm Heidrick & Struggles, where he leads the firm's private-equity practice in The Americas. Business Insider recently caught up with Goldstein to learn more about what firms are ...
"It's typically people who are new to the business world and don't understand all the options out there, the risk levels attached to them and the .... "Some private equity firms are more oriented toward control ownership, and they want to own most, if not all, of the company and put their own management team ...


 

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