Silver Lake Can't Go Solo In Antitrust Suit Against PE Giants

Law360, Washington (November 15, 2013, 2:53 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Wednesday refused to reconsider allowing Silver Lake Partners to individually defend itself against a putative antitrust class action accusing it and several other private equity firms of plotting to hold down prices of companies they targeted for purchase.

In a brief order, U.S. District Judge Edward F. Harrington denied Silver Lake Partners' motion for reconsideration of its second individual summary judgment motion, reiterating that there is a genuine dispute as to whether the private equity firms took part in an overarching...
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