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22 April 2015

Norwest exits eight-year Wealth Enhancement holding to Lightyear Capital

wealth Financial services-focused private equity firm Lightyear Capital has agreed to pick up a majority stake in Wealth Enhancement Group (WEG) from Norwest Equity Partners.

20 October 2014

Former AIG president, CEO Sullivan becomes first Lightyear operating partner

Hired Rubber Stamp Financial services-focused private equity firm Lightyear Capital has hired former AIG president and CEO Martin Sullivan in the newly-created role of operating partner.

2 October 2014

‘High valuation’ could put off private equity from American Beacon bidding

dollar Private equity houses interested in buyout-backed mutual fund manager American Beacon Advisors (ABA) are reportedly being put off by the company’s high price tag.

9 May 2014

Lightyear Capital in talks with LPs about new fund

new york 5_sq Financial services firm Lightyear Capital is reportedly preparing to launch a new fund.

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.

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