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Private Equity

Private Equity Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on private equity deals and the attorneys involved. Coverage includes high-impact deals, related litigation and enforcement actions, and policy developments that affect private equity firms.



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Latest News in Private Equity

  • August 21, 2018

    Deals Rumor Mill: GSK, Amaysim, Cepsa

    GlaxoSmithKline reportedly wants offers for its health nutrition unit Horlicks by mid-September, Singapore Telecommunications tapped Bank of America to help it mull an offer for Amaysim, and Cepsa Trading SA could go public as soon as September.

  • August 21, 2018

    Clifford Chance Steers Capital Dynamics' $1.2B Energy Fund

    Private equity and energy-focused asset manager Capital Dynamics on Tuesday closed its latest fund after securing $1.2 billion in contributions, with Clifford Chance LLP guiding the Swiss firm as it looks to make an even larger impact in the renewable and clean energy space. 

  • August 21, 2018

    Carlyle Says Insurer Must Disclose Moroccan Refinery Docs

    The commodities investment fund for private equity firm Carlyle Group has asked a New York state judge to force underwriters at Lloyd's to cough up documents linked to insurers' decision to deny a nearly $400 million claim related to losses the firm suffered when a Moroccan oil refinery known as SAMIR was seized in 2015.

  • August 21, 2018

    Logistics Firm GLP Closes 2 European Funds At $4B

    Global Logistics Properties Ltd. said Tuesday that it closed two European funds after reaping a total of $4 billion in investments, less than a year after the Japanese firm established the funds in December.

  • August 21, 2018

    3 Firms Guide $1.4B Sale Of BridgeTex Stake To OMERS

    An arm of Canadian pension plan Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System said Tuesday it will pay $1.4 billion to take a 50 percent stake in Texas-based BridgeTex Pipeline Co. LLC, with Sidley Austin LLP guiding the buyer and Vinson & Elkins LLP and GableGotwals guiding sellers Plains All American Pipeline LP and Magellan Midstream Partners LP, respectively.

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