Loews CEO Calls Out Private Equity Over Portfolio Valuation

Weak investment results at Loews sent the stock down 6% on Monday—one of the worst performances in the S&P 500—but things are better than they look, according to Jim Tisch, the family-controlled holding company’s outspoken CEO......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 12th, 2019

Private-Equity Firm Great Hill Partners in Talks to Buy Gizmodo Media Group

Great Hill Partners is in exclusive talks with Univision Communications to buy Gizmodo Media Group, a deal that would add a marquee digital brand to the private-equity firm’s portfolio......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 16th, 2019

Atlanta private equity firm buys another fitness chain

Roark Capital Group has added another fitness brand to its portfolio. The Atlanta-based private equity firm said Monday that its affiliates bought a majority stake in Fitness Connection from LNK Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019

How Todd Tidgewell merged law and venture capital into a career

Tidgewell is an attorney representing and advising private equity, venture capital and angel investors on their portfolio investments. He built his own practice at Nixon Peabody in Albany, advising the investors and entrepreneurs of tomorrow......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 3rd, 2019

Private Equity: PE Outperforms and Closes the Valuation Gap

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Category: topSource: morningstarDec 31st, 2018

Vista Equity expands Portland portfolio, acquires software startup

This is the second Portland investment by the private equity firm out of its Endeavor Fund......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Carlyle misses earnings forecasts on sluggish private equity portfolio

Carlyle Group LP on Wednesday missed estimates for earnings per unit for the third quarter, as the value of its private equity investments rose less than that of rivals on the back of turbulent markets in Asia......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 31st, 2018

eBay could attract private equity at current valuation, says Citi

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 22nd, 2018

Blackstone 3Q profit beats estimates amid market rise

Stock market swings often impact the valuation of private equity firms' holdings because they mark many of their holdings to market......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 18th, 2018

Colliers Broker Joins MMG Equity Partners in Bet on South Florida Shopping Centers

­­A private investment firm in South Florida has hired former Colliers International broker Marcos Puente to build its commercial property portfolio, making a bet on large shopping centers in the r.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytAug 16th, 2018

AppLovin valuation grows to $2 billion after $400 million KKR investment

Private equity firm KKR & Co. is paying $400 million for a minority stake in AppLovin Corp., the mobile marketing company whose 2016 sale to a Chinese buyout company was scrapped last year after it failed to win Washington approval. The new deal v.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

49ers great Steve Young"s private equity firm accused of covering up fraud

HGGC, the Palo Alto private equity firm co-founded by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Steve Young, is embroiled in a lawsuit in which it is accused of covering up fraud at a company in its portfolio. Young is a managing director at the firm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Greenfield Partners Lines Up CMBS Financing for Office, Industrial Portfolio

Pictured: 307 International Circle in Hunt Valley, MD, one of a portfolio Greenfield Partners acquired in 2014. Greenfield Partners, a private equity real estate firm based in Westport, Connecticut.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 27th, 2018

Veritas-backed Verscend to acquire health care payments company Cotiviti for $4.9 billion in cash

Verscend Technologies Inc., a portfolio company of private-equity firm Veritas Capital, said it has agreed to acquire Cotiviti Holdings Inc. for $4.9 billion in cash. Cotiviti provides paymen.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2018

Growing medical center company acquires two Lakeland medical groups

Palm Medical Centers, a portfolio company of private equity firm MBF Healthcare Partners, has acquired Lakeland-based Jay Care Medical Center Inc., a primary care physician medical practice, and Parkview Medical Group, an affiliated hospital group......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2018

Tampa private equity company takes aim at growing health care practices along Florida"s west coast

A medical practice in the portfolio of HealthEdge Investment Partners has bought Cape Coral Hospitalists Inc. HealthEdge portfolio company Spectrum Medical Partners Inc. is aiming to become a regional leader, and the deal for the Cape Coral company gives.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

How elite investors use AI, machine learning to gain an edge

Artificial intelligence and machine learning might sound like the stuff of sci-fi movies. But hedge funds, major banks and private equity firms are already deploying next-generation technologies to gain an edge......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral13 hr. 49 min. ago

Citigroup is said in talks with owner of its Canary Wharf tower

Citigroup Inc. is in talks with a Middle East-backed private-equity group to buy a tower it leases in London’s Canary Wharf financial district, according to a person with knowledge of the matter......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral13 hr. 49 min. ago

From Bogart to millennials: Italian hat maker tries new look

If the traditional Italian hat-maker Borsalino was once synonymous with the fedora, its new private equity owners want to imbue the brand with cachet that extends to couture, sportswear and streetwear for women, millennials and Asians. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral13 hr. 49 min. ago

Russia Formally Arrests American Businessman

The American founder of a private-equity firm detained this week in Moscow on fraud charges was formally arrested and is set to remain in custody for at least about two months......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 17th, 2019

Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok"s Calvey until April

A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms accused of fraud, to be kept in custody until April 13......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 16th, 2019