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30 January 2015

Formation 8 exec Lonsdale named in former intern’s sexual abuse lawsuit

Joe-BW Founding partner of venture firm Formation 8 Joe Lonsdale has been named as a defendant in a Californian court case accusing him of sexual abuse against a former intern at the VC firm.

12 June 2014

Goldman Sachs, Bain settle collusion lawsuit for $121m

gavel Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital have agreed to a $121m settlement in a lawsuit filed seven years ago alleging that several private equity firms conspired to drive down prices of buyouts.

7 May 2014

BC Partners sues former portfolio company Seat Pagine

courthouse_lrg London-based private equity firm BC Partners has filed a lawsuit against its former portfolio company Seat Pagine, which is currently in administration.

14 March 2014

TPG, Apax sued by Hellas Telecommunications liquidators

court 5_sq Private equity firms TPG Capital Management and Apax Partners have been sued by the liquidators of its portfolio company Hellas Telecommunications.

29 January 2014

Ex-Charterhouse executive says he ‘got mugged’ by the firm

court 5_sq Former Charterhouse Capital executive Geoff Arbuthnott told a London court that he “got mugged” by the firm.

22 January 2014

Ex-Charterhouse executive accuses firm of malpractice

Former Charterhouse Capital Partners executive Geoff Arbuthnott has accused the UK private equity firm of malpractice at a trial over the value of his stake.

19 December 2013

Court strikes down Swedish attempt to hike private equity exec tax rate

news_gavel_lrg Swedish private equity executives can breathe a sigh of relief after an attempt to hike their tax rate was struck down by the courts.

29 November 2013

Citigroup asks judge to dismiss Guy Hands’s US lawsuit

court 5_sq Citigroup has asked a US district judge to dismiss private equity firm terra Firma chairman Guy Hands’ lawsuit, which the bank said does not belong in the US.

9 October 2013

Six Point Partners awarded $2.7m in suit against Catalyst Capital Group

Six Point Partners has been awarded $2.7m in a suit against Canadian distress fund Catalyst Capital Group, which claimed the placement agent “failed to perform” under the placement agreement.

8 August 2013

Landmark pension obligation ruling in Sun Capital case could see lower deal valuations

court 5_sq The US Court of Appeals has ruled that private equity firm Sun Capital should take responsibility for $4.5m in pension obligations of its portfolio company Scott Brass, which went bankrupt in 2008.

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