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Private-equity firms are eager to cash out and exit the auto finance space, but there is "currently no market for such exits," according to a report in Bloomberg. More than $3 billion has been invested in non-bank auto lenders since 2010, according to Colonnade Advisors, a boutique investment bank.

In 2004, the two largest media companies were publicly traded legacy chains, Gannett and Knight Ridder. By 2014, the top two were private equity firms, Fortress/GateHouse and Digital First Media (DFM). The big chains like Gannett, McClatchy, and Cowles got overextended and made some bad business ...
The China insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) said on its website on Tuesday Qianhai Ark Assets Management, Shanghai Dingying investment management, CRI, Cindafund Investment, and PICC Yuanwang had weak compliance awareness and problematic internal management, and were ...
"We are thrilled to partner with Eduardo Salazar and the Onelink management team as they look to deliver innovative solutions to their customers," said Eduardo Salazer, CEO and Co-founder of OneLink. Onelink, which claims to handle more than 40 million customer interactions per year, provides services ...
... 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.
A newly elected CalPERS board member says the investment staff needs to be more transparent, criticizing specifically private negotiations between staff and money manager BlackRock (BLK) over management of the fund's $26 billion private equity program. "We don't need another layer of fees," said ...
Other venues in the company's portfolio include the First Direct Arena in Leeds and Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, which have hosted touring musicals and circus shows. SMG, headquartered in Philadelphia, USA, has been bought by private equity investment firm Onex corporation. Terms of the ...
Gareth Whiley, partner at Silverfleet capital, added: "Riviera Travel is a high quality, well established business with a strong brand and value proposition. Silverfleet has long been attracted to the travel sector and the growing demographic that Riviera Travel serves. We are excited by the prospect of working ...
private equity firm TPG, which has approximately $73 billion in assets, sees this wide-open market as a major business opportunity. The company's growth-investment arm has added recovery-based studio StretchLab to its fitness portfolio, which also includes Club Pilates and CycleBar. What's more, TPG ...
Compensation is surging at private-equity firms, especially for junior-level employees, thanks to a "perfect storm" in the industry that's fueling competition ... from hedge funds," Jonathan Goldstein, a partner at Heidrick & Struggles who heads their private equity practice in The Americas, told Business Insider.
Earlier today Toronto-based private equity firm Onex corporation announced it had agreed to acquire SMG and hire its existing management team including SMG CEO Wes Westley for an undisclosed sum. Live Nation did not submit a final bid to acquire SMG, Amplify has learned. While the company did ...

A new change in the Republican tax bill would allow energy companies classified as publicly traded partnerships to take the pass-through business deduction. An amendment originally considered by the GOP would have also allowed many large private-equity firms, like Blackstone, to take this break as ...
Sunset Magazine has been sold to a private equity firm based in Beverly Hills, according to The New York Times. Time Inc. sold ... The sale is one of many this year that have left media companies in a place of uncertainty, including yesterday's layoff of almost the entire staff of LA Weekly, abrupt shutdown of ...
Eurazeo agreed to acquire a 30% stake in French private equity firm Rhone Group, the investment company said in a statement Wednesday. ... has €5 billion in assets under management across both its private equity business and its real estate joint venture with collaborative workspace provider WeWork.
It said an easy step that many investors could take is to ensure that one or more diverse private equity firms are always included in manager searches and ... It cited research findings by the Stanford Graduate school of Business, Morningstar, Catalyst and research by two groups discussed in a Scientific ...
Cleveland private equity firm CapitalWorks on Wednesday, Nov. 29, announced it has acquired GEMCITY engineering and Manufacturing, ... Wiegand joined GEMCITY in 2015; O'Meara has been with the company for more than 40 years. In a statement, CapitalWorks managing director Todd Martin said ...
Titan said it will apply the funding to more than 20 projects the company has on its docket. Titan declined to disclose more information on the ...
"God looks favourably on the founders of private-equity firms. ... as the business of buying and selling companies has transformed from a niche ...
A.T. Cross Company, which includes the Cross and Schaeffer brands, is now under new ownership, having been purchased by private equity ...
How Predatory private equity firms Are Destroying Our Shopping Centers ... of debt these companies incurred after being bought by the equity firms. ... resulting in lower sales, greater losses, and eventually going out of business. ... But even if they go bankrupt, Lampert's real estate company owns the ...
A.T. Cross purchased by Los Angeles private equity firm .... which is intended to convince companies to expand in Rhode Island or to move to ...
World's Biggest private equity firm Raises $1 Billion To Invest In Oil ... company to focus on energy opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa.
NEW YORK -- private equity firm Vestar capital Partners has signed a ... Nonni's management team to pursue our shared vision for the company. ... a focus on consumer, health care, Business Services and industrial products.
Carlyle Group is searching for an analyst to join the business ... At least two years at an investment bank, private equity firm, ... She will also work with banks and venture capital firms to understand the current M&A environment and will support the management of IBM's current VC and minority investments.
... Nicholas Bloy, managing partner of private equity firm Navis capital, ... "We have the capabilities to support companies in China," said Bloy.
The sector is known for turning round companies, slashing costs, increasing ... private equity (PE) was in its pomp in the 1980s, and in 1990, Richard ... That's why firms under private equity control tend to load up on bank debt, ... investors in Greybull capital - the private equity firm which held a ... Company.
Buffalo Wild Wings shares were down 23 percent since the start of the year -- but a buyout bid brought them back up in post-market trading.
private equity firm Olympus Partners acquired Staffing provider Vaco from Quad-C Management Inc., a middle market private equity firm.
The Houston private equity firm, a company with investments in more than two dozen oil companies, said its fourth fund closed last week and ...
StanChart private equity offers to buy Singapore crane company ... with the existing management team and founding family members, Tat ...
There's been a surge in private-equity firm openings this year, including several new Chicago names across a variety of industries. RiverGlade ...
Plumbing supplier Ferguson has struck an agreement to offload its Nordic building materials business to US private equity firm Lone Star Funds ...
Dr. Brian Zelickson's company has a motto he shares with doctors who ... private equity investors have built and backed practice-management companies for years in ... private equity firms bought 13 practices nationwide last year and 19 ... practice-management firm focused on dermatology, starting with his ...
private equity firm made struggling care home operator take costly loan ... in a deal designed to extract £890m in cash from the struggling business. ... Elli Group (UK) Ltd, a British holding company for Four Seasons, signed up ... private equity firms typically aim to make a return of four times their investment.
The owners of computer antivirus business Avast Software have hired ... private equity firm CVC capital Partners, which took a majority stake in ...
private equity and venture capital investments in India posted a record new high of $21.8 billion in 2017 till date (January-October), surpassing ...
A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry - from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks. Neuberger Berman is ...
Another private equity firm is joining the melee of funds investing in the UK ... is aiming to raise £150m to invest in lower mid-market companies.
Tampa Bay Business Journal .... A Rosemont, Illinois-based private equity firm has acquired a St. Petersburg ... served and the company's unique positioning as a premier open market distributor, with a broad global footprint. ... Wynnchurch invests in middle-market companies in the U.S. and Canada that ...
A US private equity firm that owns a stake in Topshop is to buy Pure Gym for a reported £600m, a year after the company abandoned its plans ...
Nearly 80% alternative Investment Firms have given their staff a pay rise this year as the battle for talent among the top investment firms ...
Plymouth private equity firm buys Wisconsin manufacturer ... The company, which was founded in 1981 as a welding and manufacturing business, employs about 55. ... but Stratford-Cambridge generally invests in niche Midwest manufacturing companies with an EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, ...
A Cincinnati private equity firm has wrapped up fundraising on a $165 million ... and it completed a big investment in a New Jersey health care company. ... Hauser's last fund invested in 35 funds and 17 individual companies. ... to invest in New Jersey-based Omni Ophthalmic Management Consultants.
Elliott Becomes private equity firm In Nick Of Time ... Of course, Singer's Elliott Management quickly rejected the idea that it was doing ... wasn't doing that most private-equity thing of all: Buying publicly-traded companies, ... announced its first agreement to buy a public company on Thursday, a $1.6 billion ...


 

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