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7 April 2014

Lightyear Capital promotes Michal Petrzela to managing director

new york 5_sq New York-based private equity firm Lightyear Capital has promoted Michal Petrzela to managing director.

17 January 2014

Lightyear Capital sells Cetera Financial Group to RCS

exit 15_sq Private equity firm Lightyear Capital has sold broker-dealer Cetera Financial Group to RCS Capital Corp for $1.15bn.

11 December 2013

Lightyear Capital agrees $265m MBO of $50bn asset manager Ridgeworth Investments

Mid-market US buyout house Lightyear Capital has teamed up with employees of Ridgeworth Investments to carve the business out of SunTrust Banks in a deal worth up to $265m.

2 September 2013

Advent, Blackstone team up to take on other buyout firms in Munder Capital bidding

Private equity firms Advent International and Blackstone have reportedly teamed up to bid for Munder Capital Management, the formerly high-flying fund manager which crashed to earth following the dotcom bubble at the start of the century.

26 July 2013

Lightyear hires ex-Lava Group CEO as senior advisor

korhammer Private equity firm Lightyear Capital has hired former Lava Trading CEO Richard Korhammer as a senior advisor to help find and evaluate financial technology and capital markets investment opportunities.

17 July 2013

Goldman Sachs exits REDI to consortium including Lightyear Capital

stock brokerage market share listed Goldman Sachs has sold a majority interest in financial technology company REDI to a consortium of investors, establishing it as an independent business.

3 May 2013

Lightyear Capital leads race to buy SunTrust’s asset management unit

Lightyear Capital has reportedly emerged as the lead bidder for SunTrust Banks’ asset management business RidgeWorth Investments, which has also drawn interest from two other private equity firms.

17 January 2013

Lightyear Capital closes investment in Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford

contract-5_sq Financial services-focused private equity firm Lightyear Capital has closed its controlling investment in insurance and reinsurance brokers Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford.

23 October 2012

Lightyear invests in London-based Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford

New York private equity firm Lightyear Capital has bought a controlling stake in London-based wholesale insurance and reinsurance broker Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford.

16 August 2012

Lightyear rebrands Healthcare Benefit Solutions following $335m buyout

Financial services-focused private equity firm Lightyear Capital has renamed Healthcare Benefit Solutions after acquiring the business.


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