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31 January 2014

KKR backs WMI Holdings

insurance contract form Private equity major KKR has invested in insurance business WMI Holdings, which was formerly known as Washington Mutual.

29 January 2014

SunGard proposes loan amendments to support spinoff

US software group SunGard Data Systems is to propose an amendment to its loan facilities to support the previously announced sale of its availability services business.

28 January 2014

KKR acquires Sedgwick Claims Management for $2.4bn

KKR has acquired a majority stake in claims processing specialist Sedgwick Claims Management Services for $2.4bn from fellow private equity firms Hellman & Friedman and Stone Point Capital.

27 January 2014

KKR co-founder Kravis named Sponsors for Educational Opportunity chairman

kravis KKR co-founder Henry Kravis has been elected as chairman of Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, a charity which provides educational and career programmes to low-income students.

27 January 2014

Buyout majors, pension giants in hunt for €2bn Vinci parking business

car headlightsq_lrg A trio of private equity majors are expected to go head to head with two Canadian pension fund giants to pay about €2bn for the parking concession business of French construction firm Vinci.

27 January 2014

KKR nears $2bn deal for Sedgwick Claims Management Services

US buyout group KKR is reportedly close to signing a deal to buy US claims processor Sedgwick Claims Management Services from private equity peers Hellman & Friedman and Stone Point Capital for over $2bn.

24 January 2014

Software giant SunGard splits off availability services unit to PE backers

Global software and technology group SunGard Data Systems is to hive off its availability services business on a tax-free basis to its existing stockholders, including its private equity owners.

24 January 2014

KKR, Kufpec team for €4.2bn RWE oil and gas arm bid

US buyout house KKR has teamed up with Kufpec to take part in a multibillion-euro bidding war for the oil and gas explorations offshoot of German utility RWE.

24 January 2014

Buyout giants size up stake in Chinese bad debt manager China Huarong

china chinese flag KKR and Blackstone are reportedly among investors interested in buying a stake in bad debt manager China Huarong Asset Management as the business looks to raise more than $2bn.

23 January 2014

Private equity-backed Santander Consumer USA rallies after IPO

graph_positive_170sq Private equity-backed car finance company Santander Consumer USA surged in its stock market debut.

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