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27 August 2015

Temasek wades into bidding for Tesco South Korea unit, could team with PE firm

Homeplus Singapore sovereign wealth investor Temasek is the latest investment major to enter the race for the South Korea arm of British supermarket operator Tesco PLC, it is understood.

24 August 2015

PE majors form teams to bid for $6bn-valued Tesco South Korea unit

shopping-cart-761440_1280 Buyout majors interested in Tesco's South Korean Homeplus business have now formed three separate teams to bid on what could be Asia's biggest ever private equity deal, it is understood.

17 August 2015

KKR takes 25% stake in Switzerland’s SoftwareONE

Switzerland Pixabay KKR, the New York-based private equity giant, is taking a 25 per cent stake in a Swiss software company, SoftwareONE, and as a key minority shareholder, will seek to help it to grow.

13 August 2015

KKR, Sequoia-backed Aricent acquires India’s SmartPlay

microchip5_sq1 Aricent, a California-headquartered product engineer services provider backed by KKR and Sequoia Capital, has acquired Indian chip design services company SmartPlay.

12 August 2015

Seven PE firms in $9.1bn SunGard exit to Fidelity National Info Services

Dollar cash money Seven major private equity firms are to offload their 10-year-old investments in SunGard, the financial services software company, for around $9.1bn, including the assumption of debt, to Fidelity National Information Services Inc, it was announced on Wednesday.

12 August 2015

KKR leads $45m round in event company DoubleDutch

event gig show laser US private equity firm KKR has led a $45m financing round in mobile app event company DoubleDutch.

5 August 2015

Growing US concern over ‘ginormous’ private equity fees spreads to Australia, Netherlands

Australia The recent and growing debate over the undisclosed fees paid by pension funds and other private equity fund clients has reached Australia, with a major financial publication there reporting that the country's corporate regulator is being urged to "clamp down on 'ginormous' private equity fees", in the wake of recent US revelations and debate on the matter.

2 August 2015

KKR co-founder Jerome Kohlberg dies age 90

park-avenue-new-york-august-2006-673371-m Jerome Kohlberg Jr, one of the three men who built one of New York's most famous leveraged-buyout businesses, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, has died at the age of 90.

31 July 2015

UPDATE: KKR to invest $150m in listed Indian polyester maker

India KKR is to invest about $150m million in JBF Industries, a Mumbai-based, stock exchange-listed polyester maker, the Financial Times reported on Friday, the day the publication said the deal was expected to be formally announced.

29 July 2015

KKR, Blackstone among backers in $42m Cylance Series C round

binary-code-475664_1280 Online attack prediction and prevention business Cylance has picked up $42m in Series C financing led by DFJ Growth and featuring backing from private equity heavyweights.

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