Sterling Investment Services’ Private Equity News

  • UPDATE 1-IK Investment Partners seeks $900mln listing for offshore firm OV Group - sources Wednesday September 17th, 2014 03:17:34 PM
    LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - European private equity firm IK Investment Partners has tapped JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley to run a flotation of offshore services firm OV Group that could value the...

  • Activist Bramson targets Electra revamp in letter to shareholders Wednesday September 17th, 2014 03:17:29 PM
    LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Activist investor Edward Bramson has written to shareholders of private equity firm Electra asking for support for a shake-up of the company's management and strategy,...

  • UPDATE 1-Scout24 owners set to announce IPO in October - sources Wednesday September 17th, 2014 03:11:43 PM
    FRANKFURT, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The owners of classified ad firm Scout24 will announce plans in October to list part of their holdings in an initial public offering in Germany, two sources familiar...

  • Tiger Global leads $60 mln investment in India's Quikr Wednesday September 17th, 2014 03:11:05 PM
    MUMBAI, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Indian online classifieds portal Quikr has secured $60 million from backers led by U.S. investor Tiger Global Management LLC to boost product development and expand its...

  • IK Investment Partners seeks $900mln listing for offshore firm OV Group - sources Wednesday September 17th, 2014 03:05:43 PM
    LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - European private equity firm IK Investment Partners has tapped JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley to run a flotation of offshore services firm OV Group that could value the...

  • UPDATE 1-US risk panel lacks tools to police for systemic risk -watchdog Wednesday September 17th, 2014 02:48:03 PM
    (Adds details from the report, testimony from FSOC official)

  • Scout24 owners set to announce IPO in October - sources Wednesday September 17th, 2014 02:27:31 PM
    FRANKFURT, Sept 17 (Reuters) - The owners of classified ad firm Scout24 will announce plans in October to list part of their holdings in an initial public offering in Germany, two sources familiar...

  • US risk panel lacks tools to police for systemic risk -watchdog Wednesday September 17th, 2014 02:16:31 PM
    WASHINGTON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - A U.S. regulatory council tasked with ferreting out emerging threats to the financial markets lacks the adequate tools to do its job and needs to improve the...

  • Rival bidders seek new place in the sun for Club Med Wednesday September 17th, 2014 01:57:21 PM
    PARIS, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Laurent Rigault, 53, is a child of Club Mediterranee. After his first stay with his parents in 1966 he became hooked on the experience - beach shacks, communal showers and...

  • UPDATE 1-Ontario Teachers becomes sole owner of UK's Bristol Airport Wednesday September 17th, 2014 12:30:46 PM
    Sept 17 (Reuters) - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is buying out co-shareholder Australian asset manager Macquarie Group Ltd in Bristol Airport, giving the Canadian company complete control of UK's...

  • UPDATE 1-Lab equipment supplier VWR's IPO to raise up to $638 mln Wednesday September 17th, 2014 11:24:45 AM
    Sept 17 (Reuters) - Laboratory equipment supplier VWR Corp said it expects its initial public offering of common stock to be priced between $22 and $25 per share, raising up to $638 million.

  • Ontario Teachers buys Macquarie's stake in UK's Bristol Airport Wednesday September 17th, 2014 10:59:37 AM
    Sept 17 (Reuters) - Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is buying out co-shareholder Australian asset manager Macquarie Group Ltd in Bristol Airport, giving the Canadian company control of UK's ninth...

  • BRIEF-Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund sells 50 pct stake in Bristol Airport Wednesday September 17th, 2014 10:28:59 AM
    Sept 17 (Reuters) - Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund (MEIF)

  • INSIGHT-London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag Wednesday September 17th, 2014 10:00:28 AM
    * Need for skilled talent puts London at odds with national policy

  • EE, Vodafone and Dixons Carphone interested in Phones 4U Wednesday September 17th, 2014 09:17:45 AM
    LONDON, Sept 17 (IFR) - EE, Vodafone and other network operators have made contact with Phones 4U's administrators about buying part of the business, as has the UK mobile retailer's principal...

  • MOVES-BlackRock hires ex-Man Group's Meisinger for alternative investment arm Wednesday September 17th, 2014 08:30:30 AM
    LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - BlackRock has hired former Man Group executive Lars Meisinger as chief operating officer in Europe for its alternative investment unit, the world's biggest money manager...

  • UPDATE 1-Credit Suisse loans under U.S. Fed scrutiny -WSJ Wednesday September 17th, 2014 08:16:37 AM
    Sept 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve has asked Credit Suisse to address problems relating to the bank's underwriting and sale of leveraged loans, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a...

  • Sanofi unveils heart disease partnership with MyoKardia Wednesday September 17th, 2014 05:22:33 AM
    PARIS, Sept 17 (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi announced on Wednesday a partnership with U.S.-based MyoKardia to develop therapies for patients with genetic heart diseases.

  • Credit Suisse loans under US Fed scrutiny - WSJ Wednesday September 17th, 2014 05:05:11 AM
    Sept 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve has asked Credit Suisse Group AG to immediately address problems relating to the bank's underwriting and sale of leveraged loans, or high-interest-rate...

  • UPDATE 2-Australia's SAI gets no bids for whole firm; shares plunge Wednesday September 17th, 2014 04:43:58 AM
    * Talks failed over value of industry standards publishing ops

  • UPDATE 1-Australia's SAI says no final bids after $1 bln PE approach Tuesday September 16th, 2014 11:12:17 PM
    * Shares have fallen well below indicative offer (Adds detail, background)

  • Australia's SAI says receives no final bids for company Tuesday September 16th, 2014 10:44:37 PM
    SYDNEY, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Australia's SAI Global Ltd , an industry compliance advisory firm, said on Wednesday it had received no final bids for the whole company after putting itself up for sale...

  • Wind Mobile buyout limited threat to Canada telcos, for now Tuesday September 16th, 2014 09:52:38 PM
    TORONTO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - The sale of Wind Mobile to a group of private equity investors will need to be followed by hefty investment and further deals before Canada`s No. 4 wireless provider...

  • UPDATE 3-Sale of storage company PODS being explored -sources Tuesday September 16th, 2014 09:16:54 PM
    NEW YORK, Sept 16 (Reuters) - PODS Enterprises Inc, a U.S. moving and storage company managed by members of the private equity firm Eagle Merchant Partners, is exploring a sale that could value it at...

  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Tuesday September 16th, 2014 08:05:58 PM
    (Updates Kuwait Foods; Adds Eagle Merchant, Novo Banco, Blackstone Group, Citadele, Entropic Communications, Phoenix Services, Blackstone Group, Atlantic Power, Energy Future, Sibur Holding, Roche...

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