Sterling Investment Services’ Private Equity News

National Real Estate Investor's Diana Bell reports on the rise of alternative lenders and private equity firms offering short-term debt and mezzanine financing as other options, such as CMBS loans, become harder to find. This surge in debt investi...
Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:32 pm
Caesars may be defeated, but borrowers reign supreme. Efforts by Caesars Entertainment’s private equity owners, Apollo Global Management and TPG Capital, to salvage something from their $30 billion casino buyout largely failed after creditors foug...
Posted: September 28, 2016, 12:27 pm
Platinum Private Equity has surfaced in the competition to buy Arrium’s grinding media operation Moly-Cop, emerging as one of the shortlisted parties to own the $1.5 billion-plus operation, along with Bain Capital, Blackstone and Apollo. The US-ba...
Posted: September 28, 2016, 12:25 pm
Devin Banerjee of Bloomberg reports, Blackstone’s Top Dealmaker Says Now Is The Most Difficult Period He's Ever Experienced: Joe Baratta, Blackstone Group LP’s top private equity dealmaker, can’t be too cautious right now. “For any professional .....
Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:50 am
OMERS Private Equity, the private equity arm of OMERS, has sold Great Expressions Dental Centers (together with its affiliates, "Great Expressions" or the "Company") to an affiliate of Roark Capital Group ("Roark"). Great Expressions is a leading ...
Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:55 am
Private equity group Siris Capital has completed its $2 billion acquisition of video and voice communications specialist Polycom, which has appointed former Nokia executive Mary McDowell as CEO. Siris – which also owns Digital River, PGi and Xura ...
Posted: September 28, 2016, 4:58 am
The vast science-citation database ‘Web of Science’ will be sold by its long-time owner, Thomson Reuters, as part of a US$3.55-billion divestment of the firm’s intellectual-property and science division. The deal, according to an announcement on 1...
Posted: September 28, 2016, 3:22 am
Starting up is tough and it requires one key element to keep it going whether for operations or expansion: capital. So, a lot of founders would have raised money or are planning to raise money from a private equity investor to expand their business.
Posted: September 28, 2016, 3:16 am
LONDON—For 15 years, Standard Chartered PLC would often double its money on stakes it bought in up-and-coming companies in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Now, losses from some recent investments and a regulatory clampdown has it looking for way...
Posted: September 27, 2016, 7:11 pm
With stock markets like the S&P 500 setting new all-time highs, interest rates testing new all-time lows and alternative investments such as hedge funds performing badly investors have begun to look elsewhere for return potential — one such area i...
Posted: September 26, 2016, 4:32 am
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