United States

Private Equity - Americas Headlines

Chicken Soup for the Soul turns cold on debut

Shares of Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc , a unit of the popular 1990's self-help book publisher, fell as much as 14 percent in debut on Friday, giving up all their early gains.

Debt-laden Calpine to sell itself for $5.6 billion

U.S. power producer Calpine Corp said it would sell itself to a group of investors led by Energy Capital Partners for $5.6 billion, as the debt-laden company struggles with depressed natural gas prices.

AT&T considers sale of home security business: sources

AT&T Inc is exploring options for its Digital Life home security business, including selling it, as it seeks to pay down debt following its planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc , people familiar with the matter said.


Trump dumps controversial chief strategist Bannon in latest upheaval

WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md. President Donald Trump on Friday fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon in the latest White House shake-up, removing a far-right architect of his 2016 election victory and a driving force behind his nationalist and anti-globalization agenda. | Video