Sterling Investment Services’ Private Equity News

Private equity is a curious corner of the business world. Is it an industry, a trade or a profession? It is almost unknown, except by those who work within it and the advisers who service it. It has been an economically influential activity for on...
Posted: May 26, 2018, 4:01 pm
Visitors pass security to enter the headquarters of Russia’s central bank in Moscow (file). The central bank spent at least $16bn on the rescue and takeover of three leading private lenders last year in a move it says was necessary to save the fin...
Posted: May 26, 2018, 2:18 pm
Private equity investment funds have made many people and institutional investors billions. However, structural issues prevent all parties from experiencing the full benefits of this powerful investment vehicle. Real estate investment has proven ...
Posted: May 25, 2018, 11:00 am
Ubeo LLC, a San Antonio-based printing and electronic document management company previously affiliated with DOCUmation, was acquired by a New York-based private equity firm for an undisclosed price. Sentinel Capital Partners acquired the local co...
Posted: May 25, 2018, 4:57 am
Boston-based Search Fund Accelerator will pay $550,000 to end a probe by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey into its heavy use of unpaid interns, whom Healey claims were, in reality, full-fledged employees. SFA oversees what are known as ...
Posted: May 24, 2018, 11:57 am
Electra Private Equity, the London-listed investment group controlled by activist investor Edward Bramson’s Sherborne, has put itself up for sale. The owner of restaurant chain TGI Fridays said that the “continued strong private equity market” had...
Posted: May 24, 2018, 11:51 am
U.S. funds have delivered the highest returns since 1991 for venture capital, while Western European strategies came out on top for private equity funds over the same period, research shows. Alternative investment technology firm eFront's research...
Posted: May 24, 2018, 10:47 am
Private equity shops thought they saw a sure-fire way to make a buck: build or buy dozens of power plants fueled by cheap Appalachian natural gas to replace old coal-fired units. It hasn’t quite turned out that way, at least not yet. Many of the p...
Posted: May 23, 2018, 10:40 am
Private equity leads all asset classes in long-term investment performance among U.S. public pension plans, said a new report from the American Investment Council. Among 163 U.S. pension plans measured by the private equity advocacy and research ...
Posted: May 23, 2018, 10:16 am
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