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1 June 2016

CalPERS’ bribery saga ends as court sentences ex-CEO Buenrostro

hammer-802303_1280 Federico Buenrostro, former CEO of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has received a prison sentence by a court in San Francisco on bribery charges.

5 March 2015

Advent deal for Hypo Balkan assets at risk from Austrian court decision

gavel Advent International's deal to buy the Balkans network of nationalised Austrian lender Hypo Alpe Adrian could be under threat if Austria's Constitutional Court strikes down a controversial law imposing losses on some of the company's creditors, it has emerged.

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.

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