Sterling Investment Services’ Private Equity News

Sell everything. That's what famed investors such as George Soros, Carl Icahn, Jeff Gundlach, Bill Gross and Stan Druckenmiller have been preaching about equities since May, noted Barrons this August--at the same time CBOE's Volatility Index fell ...
Posted: August 25, 2016, 12:29 pm
An affiliate of Nashville-based private equity firm LFM Capital has made its first acquisitions. Lansing, Michigan-based Eckhart Inc., a designer and manufacturer of specialized ergonomic assembly line tools and equipment, has announced the purcha...
Posted: August 25, 2016, 12:27 pm
Ministry Brands LLC, a private equity-backed software provider for faith-based organizations, has retained Bank of America Corp. to explore a sale of the company and expects to garner $1.5 billion or more in the event of a deal, according to multi...
Posted: August 25, 2016, 12:16 pm
The traditional private equity model is changing. More family offices are completing deals directly without the presence of a private equity firm, and there has been an increase in independent sponsors doing deals without the dedicated resources o...
Posted: August 25, 2016, 11:37 am
Texas-based private equity firm Tailwater Capital LLC has expanded its energy-focused investments into the Bakken Shale in North Dakota with an $80 million investment in the fluids management portion of the play such as water handling and saltwate...
Posted: August 25, 2016, 10:51 am
Private equity (PE) giant Apollo Global Management is betting it can build a regional apparel supply chain for Nike in the Americas, helping the Beaverton, Oregon-based sporting company to become more nimble and bring its manufacturing closer to h...
Posted: August 25, 2016, 9:33 am
Private equity firm CCMP Capital Advisors announced it will acquire a controlling interest in apparel supplier Badger Sportswear (asi/60582). Financial terms of the agreement were not released; however, Badger founders Jerry and Bill Carr will rei...
Posted: August 25, 2016, 9:27 am
Private equity managers can’t be trusted, and state and city pension officials, with $420 billion invested in the asset class, know it. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission told them so two years ago, when it reported that the majority of b...
Posted: August 25, 2016, 3:58 am
HONG KONG: When US private equity heavyweight Warburg Pincus started looking at China's logistics sector in late 2009, there were more modern warehouses in Boston than in the whole of the world's most populous country. But as Chinese consumers emb...
Posted: August 24, 2016, 9:54 pm
A total of 304 venture and private equity deals with aggregate deal value of US$5.9 billion took place in July, down 136% and 198% year-on-year, respectively, according to new data released by ChinaVenture. The numbers are also disappointing consi...
Posted: August 24, 2016, 9:37 pm
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