Deals Rumor Mill: Warburg Pincus, Bain Capital, Rice Energy

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 4:35 PM EDT) -- New York investment firm Warburg Pincus LLC is planning to raise more than $2.5 billion for its first global energy fund, sources told Bloomberg on Wednesday. Warburg has not yet set an official target, but is aiming big as investors bear down on the energy industry. To ratchet up commitments, the firm plans to offer fee breaks to existing clients and pour a considerable investment of its own to the fund. Rivals The Blackstone Group LP, Apollo Global Management LLC and The Carlyle Group LP have all targeted...
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