Carlyle Group LP-backed Claris Lifesciences Ltd. will sell 80 percent of its emerging-markets infusions business to a pair of Japanese companies for $194 million, forming a three-way joint venture to ramp up new product innovation and output, Claris said Friday.
Private equity giant Apollo Global Management LLC has agreed to acquire U.K. jeweler and watchmaker Aurum Holdings Ltd., Apollo announced Thursday.
Italian private equity firm Investindustrial Group will cough up £150 million ($240.4 million) for a hefty minority in Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd., maker of high-end sports cars featured in James Bond movies, kickstarting major plans for expansion, the pair said Friday.
Blackstone Group LP is working on an Asian real estate investment fund, an executive said Wednesday, as the alternative asset manager looks to capitalize on a rare property market that is favorable to both buyers and sellers.
Dorsey & Whitney LLP continued to build its New York-based corporate group Wednesday with the arrival of a new partner from K&L Gates LLP who specializes in the formation and transactions of private equity, mezzanine and venture capital funds, with growing experience in real estate investment.
California private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners LP scooped up a quarter-share in women's clothing chain Topshop Ltd. from Philip Green for £500 million ($805 million), the British billionaire said Thursday, folding another well-known name into the outfit's robust retail portfolio.
A pair of private equity firms will put up $525 million for the U.S. plus-size clothing business of French retailer PPR SA as the company sheds assets in favor of a sharpened focus on its luxury, sports and lifestyle brands, PPR said Wednesday.
Investment firm HIG Capital LLC told a Delaware judge in closing arguments Wednesday that it fulfilled its duty in the $41 million sale of a foreclosed asset to an affiliate that Edgewater Funds alleges represented an unreasonable, self-dealing transaction.
Advising some of the largest and most influential private equity firms in the world, including TPG Capital, on a variety of U.S. and cross-border transactions has earned veteran Ropes & Gray LLP partner William M. Shields a spot on Law360's list of Private Equity MVPs.
Five Mile Capital Partners LLC's contention that a $1.5 billion bid for MSR Resort Golf Course LLC was anti-competitive fails, but the suitor still must prove its bid was in good faith, a New York bankruptcy judge said in a bench ruling released Wednesday.
A Los Angeles production company for "The Big Valley," a film starring Richard Dreyfuss and Jessica Lange, recently filed a $50.6 million fraud and breach of contract suit against two private investment firms in New York state court, alleging the firms pledged to fund the movie and then reneged.
Baird Private Equity's U.K. buyout fund manager has acquired a majority stake in The SR Group, an international company whose various brands recruit for the legal and financial services sectors, among others, the buyer announced Tuesday.
A New York state judge on Wednesday let a founding partner of now-defunct private equity services firm Aldus Equity Partners LP go free in a wide-ranging pay-to-play scandal at the state's largest pension fund, saying he'd helped prosecutors net bigger fish.
Shareholders in Texas specialty chemicals outfit TPC Group Inc. on Wednesday approved a sweetened $713 million buyout bid by a pair of private equity firms, ending a saga that included shareholder backlash and a rival bidder with a more lucrative proposal.
A consortium headed by Canadian private equity real estate investor KingSett Capital on Wednesday mounted a CA$4.4 billion (US$4.43 billion) bid for Primaris Retail Real Estate Investment Trust, a Toronto-based REIT that focuses on enclosed shopping centers.
Blackstone Group LP has agreed to acquire tax consulting company Intertrust Group Holding SA from a Dutch private equity firm, Intertrust said Wednesday, for a reported €675 million (US$882 million).
Germany's Intersnack Group GmbH & Co. will swallow up private equity-backed British snackmaker KP Snacks to give itself a stronger presence in the U.K., the companies said Wednesday, in a deal reportedly worth as much as £400 million ($645 million).
Latham & Watkins LLP's Paul F. Sheridan Jr. has forged a unique attorney-client relationship with some of the biggest players on the international private equity scene, launching no less than seven major deals for his repeat customers and earning himself a spot on Law360's Private Equity MVPs.
JPMorgan Chase Bank NA and a unit of private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP on Monday objected to AMF Bowling Worldwide Inc.’s restructuring plan, telling a Virginia federal judge the bankrupt bowling center operator had not won over key lenders.
New Jersey lawmakers on Monday introduced bills that would ban hedge funds and private equity funds with Atlantic City casino investments from making state political contributions and also limit the state's investments in such funds.