Sterling Investment Services’ Private Equity News

Law360, New York (February 10, 2016, 3:44 PM ET) -- Milwaukee-based private equity firm Mason Wells said this week the company had exceeded its $550 million goal for its fourth fund, obtaining $615 million in commitments from institutional investo...
Posted: February 10, 2016, 1:23 pm
A few years ago, Zola CEO Chris Cuvelier realized that in order to achieve its goal of becoming a $100 million company, he needed to change the brand’s emphasis from strictly an “Acai Power Juice” to the broader platform encompassed by the tagline...
Posted: February 10, 2016, 12:28 pm
Carlyle Group LP reported a loss for the fourth quarter Wednesday, and became the third private-equity firm in recent months to unveil plans to buy back its own shares. The moves has alarmed critics of buybacks, coming from firms that make their m...
Posted: February 10, 2016, 11:51 am
Electra Private Equity Plc (LON:ELTA) insider Bramson,Edward bought 550 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 9th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 3,409 ($49.14) per share, for a total transaction of...
Posted: February 10, 2016, 8:17 am
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) has agreed to provide a credit line to former US Treasury Secretary, Timothy Geithner, who administered the bailout program for large banks in US. The former US Treasury Secretary will now borrow $12 billion to fina...
Posted: February 10, 2016, 5:57 am
Private equity funds focused on real estate investments in India are finding it hard to raise funds overseas with investors not confident they will make decent money. What’s making the fund-raising difficult is that the funds are looking for deep ...
Posted: February 10, 2016, 1:01 am
When it comes to deal-making, Loews Corp., the New York investment vehicle controlled by the Tisch family, continues to find its own shares among the best bargains available. The company bought back some $1.3 billion worth of Loews stock last year...
Posted: February 9, 2016, 4:11 pm
LONDON, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Highly regarded corporate lawyer Paul Dunbar, whose practice focuses primarily on private equity and special situations funds, has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner. He will reside in the firm's London office...
Posted: February 9, 2016, 3:31 am
On the surface, private equity with its potential diversification benefits and high yields could appeal to retirees. In practice, private equity and publicly traded equities are quite highly correlated. Private equity ETFs are also hampered with h...
Posted: February 8, 2016, 11:55 am
LONDON-- The value of private equity investment in mining projects doubled to $4.53 billion last year, as miners attempted to find an alternative source of finance amid difficulties in the public debt and equity markets. Data released by law firm ...
Posted: February 8, 2016, 8:25 am
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