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25 June 2014

Neuberger Berman secures $250m commitment from New Jersey for new fund

dollar back seal The state of New Jersey has backed Neuberger Berman’s latest private equity fund with a commitment of up to $200m.

29 May 2014

Man Group confirms talks to acquire TA-backed Numeric

boston UK hedge fund manager Man Group has confirmed that it is in talks to buy asset management group Numeric Holdings, which is backed by private equity firm TA Associates.

3 April 2014

JC Flowers hires ex-CD&R managing director Eric Rahe

new york 5_sq Private equity JC Flowers & Co has hired ex- Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) managing director Eric Rahe as its managing director in New York.

23 January 2014

TI Automotive delays vote on $2bn bid from Bain Capital

TI Automotive has reportedly delayed its $2bn sale to private equity firm Bain Capital to allow shareholders to review a rival offer from Pamplona Capital Management.

4 October 2013

Sovereign investors set to increase allocations to alternativesp

Sovereign and institutional investors have been increasing allocations to alternative investment strategies including private equity and this trend is set to continue, according to a recent report from Invesco.

14 August 2013

Kohlberg & Co pulls out of bidding war for Steinway

Private equity firm Kohlberg and Co has pulled out of the bidding war for Steinway Musical Instruments after rival Paulson & Co topped its offer with a $475m bid.

12 July 2013

Highbridge Capital Management names Scott Kapnick CEO

Highbridge Capital Management has appointed Scott Kapnick as its next CEO to replace Glenn Dubin, who will remain with the JP Morgan-owned alternative asset manager as chairman.

21 June 2013

Private equity one of few outperforming asset classesp

zurich_lrg There is a growing demand for investment strategies that offer institutional investors such as pension funds exposure to a variety of asset classes, which they find difficult to gain access to, according to LGT Capital Partners managing partner Tycho Sneyers.

11 June 2013

Marubeni reduces offer for private equity-backed Gavilon to $2.6bn

Japanese trader Marubeni has reduced its takeover offer for private equity-backed US grain handler Gavilon Holdings by $1bn after leaving its energy unit out of the deal.

11 March 2013

Hostess cake arm draws interest from Silver Point, Hurst Capital

Twinkies Hostess Hostess Brands’ creditor Silver Point Capital and hedge fund Hurst Capital are reportedly interested in acquiring its cake brands including Twinkies.

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