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27 March 2014

Brookstone prepares to file for bankruptcy

courthouse_lrg Private equity-backed consumer gadgets retailer Brookstone is reportedly preparing to file for bankruptcy. The company could file for bankruptcy as early as this Sunday and it is expected to be sold to another specialty retailer, said the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Spencer Spirit Holdings has been in talks with Brookstone[...]

21 March 2014

New Zealand’s Superannuation Fund commits $250m to KKR’s energy funds

New Zealand flag close up The NZ Super Fund has agreed to invest $250m in private equity major KKR’s energy-focused funds.

13 March 2014

KKR eyes up to €3.5bn for new Europe investment fund

Global private equity house KKR is looking to raise up to €3.5bn for its latest European investment fund.

12 March 2014

KKR’s Pets at Home hits £1.225bn market cap in London IPO

KKR-backed specialist retailer Pets at Home Group priced its IPO at the midpoint of its range at 245 pence a share, giving the company a market cap of £1.225bn.

11 March 2014

RWE receives final bids for oil and gas unit DEA

ship boat oil tanker German utility group RWE has reportedly received binding offers for its oil and gas production unit DEA, which has drawn private equity interest.

10 March 2014

Private equity-backed Biomet files for $100m IPO

shares stocks IPO Private equity-backed medical devices maker Biomet is planning to raise $100m via an IPO, according got a document filed with US securities regulators.

6 March 2014

KKR beats target for ‘unconventional’ oil and gas fund with $2bn final close

US buyout major KKR has trumped its target for a new oil and gas-focused energy vehicle by closing the fund on $2bn.

4 March 2014

Loral directors hire Perella to advise on Telesat sale

communications antena tower full of dishes with sky background Loral Space & Communications has reportedly hired investment bank Perella Weinberg Partners to advise on the sale of satellite communications business Telesat, which has drawn private equity interest.

28 February 2014

KKR-backed Pets at Home Group prices IPO with £1.3bn market cap

pounds3_lrg KKR-backed pet shop group Pets at Home Group has priced its upcoming IPO on the London Stock Exchange at 210p to 260p, giving it a potential market cap of £1.3bn.

27 February 2014

KKR continues real estate push with $94m New York mall deal

Broadway mall US buyout giant KKR has backed a $94m investment in a New York shopping mall in the wake of closing a $1.5bn real estate-focused buyout fund.

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