Sterling Investment Services’ Private Equity News

The prospect of an administrative or legislative change to the current housing finance landscape — specifically, the possible release of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from conservatorship — looms large ...
Posted: May 19, 2019, 11:03 pm
Guy Hands, a European private-equity pioneer, says his confidence is shaken more than 10 years after a very public deal collapse. And although the businessman feels that he may never recapture his ...
Posted: May 19, 2019, 11:00 pm
Housing is a human necessity. It’s also a tradeable asset. Those two facts were at the core of the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis. They are also at the heart of a disturbing trend: the financial ...
Posted: May 19, 2019, 6:01 am
Chinese coffee chain Luckin Coffee Inc. wasted no time making its way to the public markets, listing Friday on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. Unlike much larger companies, such as Uber Technologies ...
Posted: May 17, 2019, 2:10 pm
HONGKONG/FRANKFURT/TOKYO (Reuters) - Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd’s chemical unit, three ...
Posted: May 17, 2019, 4:26 am
Private equity giant The Riverside Co. said it was drawn to software company Applied Logic because of the “talent of the St. Louis employees.” The private equity firm in October 2018 acquired the St. ...
Posted: May 17, 2019, 3:00 am
There’s a sliver of cash slipping quietly into financings for European buyouts. It’s equity but it’s dressed a bit like debt, and it comes from the opaque world of private credit. So-called ‘preferred ...
Posted: May 17, 2019, 1:23 am
Independent broker-dealers’ fortunes have improved over the past couple of years, as evidenced by the love they’re getting from private-equity shops. Three private-equity deals for large IBDs over the ...
Posted: May 16, 2019, 12:09 pm
Surprise medical bills are in the news almost daily. Last Thursday, the White House called for legislation to protect patients from getting surprise doctor bills when they are rushed to the emergency ...
Posted: May 16, 2019, 11:30 am
Nestle SA (NSRGY) shares trading at an all-time high Thursday after the consumer brands giant said it had entered exclusive talks with two private equity groups to sell its skin care business for more ...
Posted: May 16, 2019, 1:15 am
For Japan’s growing flood of foreign tourists, one of the top internet search terms is “onsen,” the traditional hot springs where travelers have soaked since the days of the samurai. Now some of the ...
Posted: May 15, 2019, 8:09 pm
Sky Island Capital has purchased majority control of Material Sciences Corp, a Canton, Michigan-based materials company. The acquisition marks the young private equity firm's first deal after Jack ...
Posted: May 15, 2019, 12:51 pm
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