The Carlyle Group LLC on Wednesday announced plans to buy Dutch private equity investment firm AlpInvest Partners NV from European asset management giants APG and PGGM Cooperatie UA through a joint venture with AlpInvest's management.
Clothing retailer J.Crew Group Inc. has agreed to pay $10 million and implement other measures to settle a putative shareholder class action that challenged its $3 billion acquisition by private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners LP.
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC announced Tuesday it had agreed to sell the Priory Group, a U.K.-based provider of mental health services, to private equity firm Advent International in a deal worth up to £925 million ($1.5 billion).
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused a hedge fund adviser of siphoning $53 million of investors' money and sinking it into clean energy startups and other private equity ventures.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP is growing its New York office with Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP's Peter Hanlon, whose practice includes mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and private equity transactions, with a focus on the energy industry.
British private equity firm Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd. plans to appeal a federal jury's November verdict that dashed its hopes for compensation from Citigroup over its £4 billion ($6.2 billion) purchase of music firm EMI.
Craft retailer Jo-Ann Stores Inc. has agreed to a $1.6 billion buyout by an affiliate of private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners LP, sparking probes from its shareholders’ lawyers on whether the company made proper disclosures and struck a sufficient deal.
Aiming to branch out of its media content provider niche, Ascent Media Corp. has agreed to acquire security monitoring company Monitronics International Inc. from private equity firm ARBY Partners in a deal valued at approximately $1.2 billion.
Private equity investor Lexington Partners has agreed to buy a portfolio of limited partnership interests in 33 private equity funds worth roughly £470 million ($730 million) from certain subsidiaries of Lloyds Banking Group PLC.
Hedge fund manager HFV Management LP and private equity firm Odyssey Investment Partners LLC agreed Wednesday to renounce pay-to-play as part of a deal to end New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's probe into their ties to pension fund corruption.
Health care real estate giant HCP Inc. has reached a $6.1 billion deal to buy up assisted-living facilities managed by private equity firm The Carlyle Group LP.
John Patience, founder of private equity firm Crabtree Partners LLC, has filed suit against Tremont Group Holdings Inc., saying that the feeder fund entrusted his $5 million investment to Bernard L. Madoff's firm without conducting the necessary oversight of its operations.
Investment firm North Castle Partners said Friday it had sold off Atkins Nutritional Holdings Inc., creator of the low-carb diet program, to private equity firm Roark Capital Group for an undisclosed sum.
DLA Piper has pulled a three-partner team from Mayer Brown LLP to add power to its private equity practice as the global capital markets begin to thaw.
Ball Corp. revealed plans Wednesday to acquire European aluminum aerosol container manufacturer Aerocan SAS from private equity group Barclays PLC for €221 million ($292 million), a move the company said would broaden its footprint in the metal packaging industry.
Private equity firm The Carlyle Group has reached a deal to acquire a majority stake in hedge fund Claren Road Asset Management LLC, which has approximately $4.5 billion in assets under management.
A shareholder of J.Crew Group Inc. has filed a putative class action against the clothing retailer, seeking to stop a $3 billion acquisition by private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners LP.
Private equity firm Veritas Capital has announced a plan to buy telecommunications equipment company CPI International Inc. in a deal worth about $525 million.
Private equity firms TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners LP have reached an agreement to acquire clothing retailer J. Crew Group Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at $3 billion.
Dynegy Inc. said Tuesday that its shareholders had rejected private equity firm Blackstone Group LP's sweetened offer to snap up the power company for $4.7 billion, opening the door for other buyers to put in takeover bids.