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Lisa Abramowicz is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering the debt markets. She has written about debt markets for Bloomberg News since 2010. There's a fascinating exchange buried in Payless ShoeSource's bankruptcy court documents, one that highlig...
Posted: May 27, 2017, 10:42 am
New York private equity firm Kohlberg & Co. is buying Newell Brands winter sports businesses for $240 million, ending several months of uncertainty for storied snowsports brands such as K2, Volkl and Boulder’s Backcountry Access. “We are pleased w...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 4:52 pm
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Posted: May 26, 2017, 4:20 pm
Los Angeles Water & Power Employees' Retirement Plan expects to imminently launch an RFP for a private equity consultant, said Jeremy Wolfson, chief investment officer for the $12.3 billion pension plan, in an email. Plan officials are launching t...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 4:18 pm
As summer arrives in the United States, Newell Brands has decided to follow the season by ditching their winter sports holdings. Those holdings include K2, Dalbello, Madshus, and Atlas snowshoes. Related: Newell Brands To Sell Off K2, Volkl, Marke...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:23 am
FRANKFURT/LONDON International buyout groups and Chinese investment funds are expected to submit bids for Israeli irrigation firm Netafim, which could fetch around $1.5 billion, within the next few weeks, two banking sources said on Friday. Tel Av...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:16 am
Newell Brands Inc. NWL, +0.02% said Friday that it has sold its winter sports business to Kohlberg & Company, a private equity firm. The winter sports brands include K2, Atlas, Madshus and Dalbello. Sales from the winter sports portfolio were abou...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 5:38 am
Reader DO sent us a link on how badly the funds managed by the Governor of Illinois’ private equity firm, GTCR, have done for his state. It’s important to note that the state invested in these two dogs before Rauner became governor in 2014. Golder...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 3:18 am
Claritas Capital just invested in a Nashville company focused on cleaning beer lines for bars. The investment is part of the the private equity firm’s new fund focused on supporting companies based in Nashville. Claritas Capital recently invested ...
Posted: May 25, 2017, 6:02 am
The popularity of private equity as a way to diversify portfolios has many investors searching the secondary market for interests in buyout funds raised by firms such as KKR & Co. and Blackstone Group. These buyers will have to pay up due to the h...
Posted: May 23, 2017, 1:00 am
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