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Europe buyout firms eye IPOs as stock mkts thaw

Reuters – European private equity firms are keen to start bringing their best-performing portfolio companies to market, encouraged by early successes on the other side of the Atlantic. Last week KKR successfully listed semiconductor business Avago Technologies Ltd and is […]

Hedge funds buy up German TV firm’s debt

Independent – Hedge funds Apollo and Octavian have been quietly building up a position in ProSieben, one of Europe’s biggest commercial broadcasters. The move could lead to a showdown with private equity owners Permira, the Damon Buffini-run giant, and Kohlberg […]

Blackstone Falls to New Low as Investors Brace for Another Loss

Bloomberg – Blackstone Group LP, the world’s largest private-equity firm, fell to a record low in New York trading this week on concern that a rebound in leveraged buyouts will lag behind any economic recovery. “Given the economic outlook and […]

Exchange Club raises $75000 for Goodfellow Fund

Fort Worth Star Telegram – That sure looked like the Alaska governor moose hunting in downtown Fort Worth on Wednesday. And she found an already-well-stuffed target: business and political leaders generously donating money for Christmas gifts for 1,500 children, thanks […]