Global Hedge Fund and Private Equity
NEW YORK - While private equity firms were spurred early this year to explore plans for public offerings, major buyout shops don't appear to be rushing to the IPO market.
NEW YORK - The auction for a division of magazine publisher Primedia Inc. has attracted several private equity buyers, but the process is cooling amid concerns about the unit's growth prospects, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.
NEW YORK - The race to buy hedge funds is picking up speed as traditional managers want a piece of these market darlings to keep clients happy and increase their own bottom line, hedge fund industry specialists said this week at the Reuters Hedge Fund and Private Equity Summit.
NEW YORK - Despite efforts by Wall Street to paint their merchant banking arms as co-investors and partners to private equity, major leveraged buyout firms are viewing them as direct competitors.
NEW YORK - Private equity firm Bain Capital sees investment opportunities in European auto part makers and specialty chemical companies, said the firm's managing director and industrials expert Paul Edgerley on Thursday. | Video
LONDON - A senior figure at private equity firm Bridgepoint Capital has expressed concern about the prices of deals in the fund management sector, following a number of high-profile management buyouts. | Video
SINGAPORE - Artradis Fund Management, a Singapore-based $1 billion hedge fund, makes money when markets are volatile and gloomy, meaning the last five years have been tough as stock prices have ballooned.
SINGAPORE - Singapore-based hedge fund JL Capital Pte Ltd. is bullish on equity and currency markets in Asia, especially Singapore and Malaysia, founder and managing director James Loh said on Thursday. | Video
LONDON - Looser covenants on the debt packages backing leveraged buyouts may actually reduce the risk of defaults, said William Jackson, managing partner of private equity firm Bridgepoint Capital. | Video
SINGAPORE - Ferrell Asset Management plans to launch a 500 million euro (US$673 million) property fund to lure European and Middle Eastern investors into the fast rising luxury housing and commercial markets in Singapore. | Video
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