Tag Archives: private equity firm


Avenue Capital nears deal for China medical firm

Reuters – Hedge fund Avenue Capital is in the final stages of talks to buy a Chinese medical equipment company backed by a unit of Citigroup Inc in a deal worth over $100 million, sources familiar with the situation said […]

Blackstone plans portfolio IPOs

Forbes – Private equity firm Blackstone Group is planning to list up to eight of its portfolio companies, according to a source who received a letter the firm sent to investors on Friday. The letter details that Blackstone is positioning […]

Onex to float IPO on distressed-debt fund

Report On Business – Onex Corp. is offering retail investors a chance to put their cash beside its executives’ money in a distressed-debt fund that has recently delivered eye-popping returns. The country’s largest private equity firm said yesterday that it […]

Wall Street money rains on Chuck Schumer

Politico – Schumer, No. 3 in the Senate Democratic leadership and the former chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, has offered scads of proposals that the industry doesn’t like on issues from corporate governance to derivatives to the creation […]

Nexar Capital Group Hedge Fund Launch

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Global hedge fund group, Nexar Capital Group SCA, announced the launch of an investment from funds managed by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm. The hedge fund firm was founded by industry […]

Citadel scraps plan to sell E-Trade stock

CNBC – Private equity firm Citadel Investment Group LLC said Monday that one of its affiliates has canceled a plan to sell a portion of its stake in retail brokerage firm E-Trade Financial Corp. Under a previously announced plan, Chicago-based […]

Hedge Fund Shareholder Joins Board of Directors

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund founder J. Winder Hughes, III, has joined wastewater treatment and power generation technology company, ThermoEnergy Corporation, on the Company’s Board of Directors. Hughes is the Managing Director of the private equity firm of […]

Cerberus to change terms of hedge fund: source

Reuters – Private equity firm Cerberus is to place investors seeking withdrawals from one of its hedge funds into a special purpose vehicle which would make cash distributions over time, a source familiar with the contents of a recent investor […]

Ajay Relan\’s CX Partners Achieves First Close of $220 Million

VC Circle – CX Partners, a new private equity firm promoted by former Citigroup Venture Capital International (CVCI) head Ajay Relan, has achieved the first close of $220 million for its maiden fund. The first close was made by the fund in March […]

Hedge fund millionaire trumps offer for Panmure

Reuters UK – Hedge fund millionaire Bertrand des Pallieres’s SPQR Capital has launched a bid to trump BlueGem Water’s proposed stake building in stockbroker Panmure Gordon & Co. SPQR said that, via vehicle P.G. Holdings, it proposed to take part […]

UPDATE 1-Pamplona buys bankrupt auto supplier TMD Friction

Reuters – TMD Friction, a bankrupt German maker of brake pads for the auto industry, has been bought by private equity firm Pamplona Capital Management, TMD said on Friday. Both sides declined to comment on the sale price. The acquisition […]

Hedge Funds, Buyout Firms Say Regulation Unstoppable

Bloombergb – Hedge funds and private-equity firms, after opposing increased federal oversight for years, said they can’t escape the Obama administration’s plan to include them in an overhaul of U.S. financial regulation. “We’re not going to be able to stand […]

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