Sterling Investment Services’ Private Equity News

Permira said to have acquired a 10 per cent stake in the Swedish payments giant. Private equity group Permira has acquired an equity stake in Klarna, one of Europe’s largest fintech players. A report in the Financial Times suggests that the group ...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:25 am
New York-based One Equity Partners has sold bun supplier East Balt Bakeries to cap an intense week of dealmaking. The firm sold it to trade buyer Grupo Bimbo in a deal worth $650m, five years after picking up the bun and artisan roll business.
Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:24 am
In the recent times, Private Equity (PE) investment activities have risen significantly in Asian emerging economies. A substantial part of the deal flow falls within the real estate segment. Stable returns, rising demand and relatively easy divest...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:14 am
(Reuters) - Private equity group Permira has bought a stake in payments firm Klarna, one of Europe's most highly valued tech startups. Sweden-based Klarna said on Friday that Permira will acquire the stake from existing shareholders General Atlant...
Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:00 am
A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks. Priceline is looking to hire a manager, corporate development – M&A/venture investing/strategy. The successful candidate will...
Posted: July 20, 2017, 1:44 pm
The move could have implications for staffing at the nation's largest public pension fund. Filled with “must read” stories, industry news and reporter insights, exclusive interviews with local business leaders, and expanded Top 25 Lists. The board...
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:05 am
Between 2012 and 2015, private equity firms snapped up dozens of real estate businesses in the U.K. and Europe that were being sold by banks or distressed owners. The earnings and value of many of these businesses have improved, and with the marke...
Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:59 am
Asian private equity players are pointing to one big deal opportunity ahead: People in Asia are getting older. Kyle Shaw, managing director at ShawKwei & Partners, a private equity firm focused on medium-sized industrial and industrial-tied servic...
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:05 am
MONTEREY, Calif. (Reuters) - The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) on Monday said it was considering making direct investments in private companies, a potential major shift in strategy that would be the first such action by ...
Posted: July 18, 2017, 4:22 pm
Private equity firms are good at shaking up management at their portfolio companies. When it comes to their own firms, they’ve been slower to make changes at the top. The firms frequently field questions from their clients, whose money can be lock...
Posted: July 18, 2017, 10:51 am
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