Whole Foods Market Inc.'s biggest shareholder, private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners LP, plans to sell its remaining stock in the natural foods supermarket, Whole Foods said Tuesday.
Commercial real estate investment firm Pembrook Capital Management LLC has sold a commercial office building in New York for $93 million to an unnamed private equity fund group, Pembrook announced Tuesday.
A Chinese capital fund run jointly by venture capital firms Accel Partners Management LLP and International Data Group Inc. has completed a $50 million financing round for gaming company Razer USA Ltd., Razer announced Tuesday.
Private equity firm Access Industries has created a new life sciences venture capital fund through which it plans to invest $75 million in early-stage therapeutics companies over the next few years, the firm said Monday.
EverPower Wind Holdings Inc., a wind power company owned by private equity firm Terra Firma Capital Partners Ltd., has acquired a wind farm project in Pennsylvania from developer OwnEnergy Inc., the buyer announced Tuesday.
The trustee for the LB Creditor Trust, tasked with recovering funds from the leveraged buyout of Lyondell Chemical Co., filed a new clawback suit Monday against defendants including Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. and a class of 32,000 investors.
Stion Corp., a California-based maker of thin-film solar cells, has received $130 million in growth equity investment led by Korean tech materials manufacturer Avaco Co. Ltd. and a number of Korean private equity firms, the company announced Tuesday.
Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP and Google Inc. have invested in four utility-scale solar projects in Sacramento, Calif., that will power more than 13,000 homes when they are powered up next year, the companies said Tuesday.
Belgian bank Dexia SA, which is being broken up after receiving its second government rescue package in three years, has agreed to sell most of its Luxembourg assets to a Qatari investment group for €730 million ($954 million), the lender said Tuesday.
ERecyclingCorps has completed a $35 million financing round led by venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the Texas recycled mobile device company announced Tuesday.
International private equity investor 3i Group PLC has dived into the surging Brazilian market and acquired a minority stake in cable television and broadband startup Blue Interactive Group for 100 million reais ($55 million), the firm announced Tuesday.
Struggling women's clothing retailer Talbots Inc. on Tuesday rebuffed private equity firm Sycamore Partners LLC's $205 million buyout offer, saying it substantially undervalues the company.
Corporate financier Goodrich Capital LLC and its broker-dealer affiliate sued private equity firm Vector Capital Corp. on Monday in New York, alleging that Vector breached a nondisclosure agreement by using proprietary information in a November acquisition of a cash security firm.
Private equity firms eager to unload investments made years ago in senior housing facilities are finding willing buyers in real estate investment trusts, whose strong balance sheets and bullish market expectations are helping to drive one of the biggest booms in the sector’s history.
Bridge financing firm Recurrent Capital LLC sued defense technology acquisition company ISR Systems and Sensors Corp. and thermal imaging device maker EMX Group Inc. on Monday, claiming they conspired to cheat Recurrent Capital out of its share of a $40 million acquisition.
U.K.-based women's clothier Jacques Vert PLC agreed to a takeover by U.S. private equity firm Sun Capital Partners Inc. for about £41.2 million ($63.8 million), the firms said Monday.
Michigan middle market private equity firm Huron Capital Partners LLC has completed a $40 million recapitalization of footware maker Sock & Accessory Brands Global LLC, Huron announced Monday.
Phoenix Group Holdings, Britain’s largest manager of closed life insurance funds, confirmed Monday that it is in discussions about a potential takeover with private equity firm CVC Capital Partners LP.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal and his private investment firm Kingdom Holding Co. have committed $300 million to social media giant Twitter Inc., giving the royal Saudi partnership a “strategic” stake in the company, Kingdom Holding announced Monday.
Swedish private equity firm EQT Partners is buying energy company Fortum Corp.’s heating businesses in Finland and Estonia for roughly €200 million ($260.5 million), the companies announced Monday.