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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

music_note_song_170sq 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.

4 December 2012

Neuberger’s Dyal Capital raises $1.28bn vehicle for hedge fund stakes

Dyal Capital Partners, a private equity fund managed by former Lehman Brothers asset manager Neuberger Berman, has raised a $1.28bn vehicle that will make minority investments in the management companies of established hedge fund firms.

26 November 2012

Blackstone-backed hedge fund loses partner Kevin Kwong

Hong Kong hedge fund Senrigan Capital has lost one of its partners, Kevin Kwong, who has left to establish new investment firm The Aria Group.

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