Sterling Investment Services’ Private Equity News

Private equity investors in Africa are attracted to consumer-focused companies as they eye the continents favorable demographics and a growing middle class, a new report by a Cape-Town based research firm has shown. In 2015, PE firms shrug financi...
Posted: May 5, 2016, 10:17 am
Since 2010, the Justice Department and the SEC have been “investigating” a number of private equity and hedge funds for FCPA violations. The launch of the inquiries was a big deal with lots of fanfare and focus on private equity corruption risks....
Posted: May 5, 2016, 10:14 am
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Posted: May 5, 2016, 7:31 am
If you’re at a place in your life where you’ve got a little money to invest, you’ll likely have realised how many options there are out there and how confusing they all are. As it turns out though, you could have done a lot worse than putting your...
Posted: May 5, 2016, 6:42 am
Private equity inflows into the country dipped 51 per cent to $2.4 billion in January-March 2016 in 301 deals compared to the preceding quarter, indicating a lean period in deal activity, says a report. This was 47 per cent lower than inflows of $...
Posted: May 5, 2016, 6:14 am
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2016) - TELUS International has reached an agreement with Baring Private Equity Asia ("Baring Asia") for it to acquire a 35 per cent stake in TELUS International. The agreement values TELUS International at...
Posted: May 5, 2016, 3:20 am
Listed private equity trust managers have hit the road to market shares to prospective shareholders following one of the worst periods for share prices in relation to net asset value since the 2008 financial crisis. While the average discount is n...
Posted: May 4, 2016, 4:34 pm
A handful of Wall Street’s most powerful private-equity firms may be preparing to launch a spending spree with their collective $200 billion-plus war chest of funds, Business Insider reports. Private-equity giant KKR & Co. recently said that it ha...
Posted: May 4, 2016, 6:17 am
Private equity fund managers may be focusing more heavily on deploying their record levels of “dry powder” as fundraising activity shows signs of slowing. Although fundraising remains strong by historical standards, new capital flowing into global...
Posted: May 4, 2016, 12:49 am
58:00 - KKR reported a first-quarter loss as payments processor First Data Corp suffered a loss of one-fifth of its value. Bloomberg's Devin Banerjee breaks down the results and examines the 2016 private equity market with Peter Borish, chief stra...
Posted: May 3, 2016, 3:41 pm
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