- Platinum Equity Completes Acquisition of Majority Interest in Emerson Embedded Computing & Power Marketwired - Fri, Nov 22, 2013 2:30 PM EST
Platinum Equity announced today that it has completed the acquisition of a 51 percent controlling stake in Emerson's Embedded Computing & Power business. Emerson retains a 49 percent non-controlling interest....
- Why the Hedge Fund industry is talking about Pro Surfer Joe Curren PR Newswire - Fri, Nov 22, 2013 9:54 AM EST
MONTEREY, Calif., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Most people would consider hedge fund strategy and professional surfing to be worlds apart. But one forward-thinking firm is making waves by partnering with surfer Joe Curren to bring some new and innovative ideas to the industry. Topturn Capital, a boutique investment management …
- Blackstone / GSO Long-Short Credit Income Fund Declares Monthly Distributions of $0.108 Per Share Business Wire - Fri, Nov 22, 2013 8:30 AM EST
Blackstone / GSO Long-Short Credit Income Fund announced the declaration of monthly distributions of $0.108 per common share, payable on the dates noted below.
- Blackstone / GSO Strategic Credit Fund Declares Monthly Distribution of $0.117 Per Share Business Wire - Fri, Nov 22, 2013 8:30 AM EST
Blackstone / GSO Strategic Credit Fund announced the declaration of monthly distributions of $0.117 per common share, payable on the dates noted below. Bas
- Blackstone / GSO Long-Short Credit Income Fund Declares Special Distribution of $0.05 Per Share Business Wire - Fri, Nov 22, 2013 8:30 AM EST
Blackstone / GSO Long-Short Credit Income Fund announced today a special distribution of $0.05 per common share, payable December 31, 2013. The Fund anticipates this special distribution to be comprised of long-term capital gains.
- Wynnchurch Capital and Comvest Partners Win Turnaround Management Award Business Wire - Thu, Nov 21, 2013 4:30 PM EST
Wynnchurch Capital and Comvest Partners, leading middle-market, private equity investment firms, have been honored by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association for their work with United States Pipe and Foundry Company, LLC and Fast Fabricators, LLC (U.S.
- Aurora Capital Group Completes Sale of Porex Corporation to Filtration Group PR Newswire - Thu, Nov 21, 2013 1:53 PM EST
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora Capital Group ("Aurora"), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm with over $2 billion of assets under management, today announced that it has ...
- Dave Calhoun Joins Blackstone to Head Private Equity Portfolio Operations Business Wire - Thu, Nov 21, 2013 8:00 AM EST
Blackstone today announced that David Calhoun, the CEO of Nielsen Holdings N.V. , will join Blackstone as a Senior Managing Director and Head of Private Equity Portfolio Operations.
- The Carlyle Group Releases Latest in ValuCast Audio Podcast Series Business Wire - Thu, Nov 21, 2013 7:00 AM EST
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group , today released the latest in its ValuCast audio podcast series, “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about CLOs”, featuring a conversation with Linda Pace, Head of US Structured Credit.
- KKR Agrees to Acquire Winoa Group Business Wire - Thu, Nov 21, 2013 2:00 AM EST
A consortium led by KKR Asset Management , a leading sub-investment grade manager that is wholly owned by KKR today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Win
- eVestment Offers Access to BarclayHedge Data Through eVestment Analytics Solutions Business Wire - Wed, Nov 20, 2013 10:16 AM EST
eVestment, a leading provider of institutional investment data and analytics, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with BarclayHedge to offer their alternatives da
- GeoSouthern & Blackstone to Sell Their Eagle Ford Shale Partnership to Devon Energy Business Wire - Wed, Nov 20, 2013 9:44 AM EST
Blackstone , alongside its affiliates’ corporate partner and operator GeoSouthern Energy Corporation , today announced the sale of the principal subsidiary of GeoSouthern for a total transaction value of $6.0 billion to Devon Energy Corporation .
- Egeria Selects iLEVEL for Portfolio Monitoring Business Wire - Wed, Nov 20, 2013 3:03 AM EST
iLEVEL, the cloud-based software provider to the private capital market, today announced that Egeria has selected the iLEVEL Private Capital Data Platform to automate the process of collecting, storing, analyzing and reporting on data across its investments.
- Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of Convertible Senior Notes PR Newswire - Tue, Nov 19, 2013 7:17 PM EST
NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (BXMT) (the "Company") today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of $150.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.25% convertible senior notes due 2018 (the "Notes"). The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering …
- Roark Capital Group to Acquire CKE Restaurants from Apollo Global Management Business Wire - Tue, Nov 19, 2013 5:49 PM EST
- KKR Financial Holdings LLC to Present at the 2013 FBR Fall Investor Conference PR Newswire - Tue, Nov 19, 2013 5:05 PM EST
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KKR Financial Holdings LLC (NYSE:KFN) ("KFN" or the "Company") announced today that Craig J. Farr, Chief Executive Officer, and Michael ...
- Chesapeake Services Limited and Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc., Portfolio Companies of The Carlyle Group … Business Wire - Tue, Nov 19, 2013 10:45 AM EST
The Carlyle Group and Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC announced today that Chesapeake Services Limited , a Carlyle portfolio company, and Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc.
- Nirvana Solutions Validates E&Y's 2013 Global Hedge Fund Outsourcing Trends PR Newswire - Tue, Nov 19, 2013 10:40 AM EST
NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nirvana Solutions , the new industry standard in Cloud-Based Portfolio Management Solutions, has experienced a banner year in new client acquisitions, increased ...
- HFR & Risk-AI Launch HFR2GO Mobile App Business Wire - Tue, Nov 19, 2013 10:10 AM EST
Hedge Fund Research, Inc. and Risk-AI, LLC have teamed together to launch a breakthrough mobile application, HFR2GO™, for iPad and iPhone, it was announced today.
- Thoma Bravo to Invest in Segall Bryant & Hamill Business Wire - Mon, Nov 18, 2013 4:33 PM EST
Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to invest in Segall Bryant & Hamill, an independent, employee-owned, investment management firm based in Chicago with more than $9 billion in assets under management.
- Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. Announces Public Offering Of Convertible Senior Notes PR Newswire - Mon, Nov 18, 2013 4:01 PM EST
NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (BXMT) (the "Company") today announced it has commenced an underwritten public offering of $150.0 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2018 (the "Notes"). The underwriters have been granted a 30-day option by the Company …
- Context Capital Partners and Former AlphaMetrix Events Management Team Launch Context Summits - Announcing … Business Wire - Mon, Nov 18, 2013 12:36 PM EST
Context Capital Partners and the former management team of AlphaMetrix Events, Mark Salameh and Geoff Marcus have come together to launch Context Summits, LLC. Newly formed Context
- Tauriga Sciences Inc. Appoints Hedge Fund Veteran Mr. John DiRocco as a Member of the Company's Business … GlobeNewswire - Mon, Nov 18, 2013 11:26 AM EST
NEW YORK -- Tauriga Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB:TAUG) or ("Tauriga" or "the Company"), a diversified company focused on generating profitable revenues through license agreements and the development ...
- Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Introduce Multi-Strategy Liquid Alternatives Fund for US Investor … Marketwired - Mon, Nov 18, 2013 9:16 AM EST
Franklin Templeton Investments today announced the launch of its first multi-manager, multi-strategy mutual fund focused on alternative investment strategies, Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund . ...
- Timothy F. Geithner to Join Warburg Pincus as President and Managing Director PR Newswire - Sat, Nov 16, 2013 7:00 AM EST
Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced the appointment of Timothy F. Geithner as President and Managing Director. Mr. Geithner also will be a member of the firm's Executive Management Group. In his role, Mr. Geithner will work closely with Warburg Pincus' Co-Chief …
- GTCR Completes Sale of Six3 Systems to CACI Business Wire - Fri, Nov 15, 2013 2:31 PM EST
GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced today it has completed the previously announced sale of its portfolio company, Six3 Systems , to CACI International Inc (NYSE
- Garth T. Troxell Joins Buffalo-Based Private Equity Firm, Summer Street Capital Partners, LLC as Par … PR Newswire - Fri, Nov 15, 2013 12:28 PM EST
BUFFALO, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer Street Capital Partners ( www.summerstreetcapital.com ), a Buffalo, New York-based private equity fund, is pleased to announce that Garth T. Troxell ...
- Blackstone Establishes Single-Family Buy-to-Rent Lending Platform Business Wire - Fri, Nov 15, 2013 10:11 AM EST
Blackstone today announced that funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities have established B2R Finance to provide residential buy-to-rent mortgages for property investors, focused exclusively on the financing needs of single-family home investors.
- The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished up 1.59% in October PR Newswire - Fri, Nov 15, 2013 9:58 AM EST
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the "Broad Index") finished up 1.59% for the month of October. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091204/CSLOGO ...
- The Carlyle Group to Invest in Edgewood Partners Insurance Center to Support EPIC's Expansion PR Newswire - Thu, Nov 14, 2013 6:37 PM EST
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center (EPIC), a leading retail insurance broker headquartered in California, announced today that funds managed by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (Carlyle) have agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in the company. Carlyle's …
- Citi Awarded Mandate from MB Global Partners to Provide Private Equity Administration Services Business Wire - Thu, Nov 14, 2013 9:00 AM EST
Citi has been awarded a mandate to provide private equity administration services to MB Global Partners, a New York-based private equity firm founded by Maria Boyazny in 2010, which manages capital on behalf of Fortune 50 companies, U.S.
- U.S. Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds Outperformed Most Public Equities in Q2, According to Cambridge … Marketwired - Thu, Nov 14, 2013 8:26 AM EST
U.S.-based private equity and venture capital funds turned in a solid second quarter, posting returns that matched or bettered the major indices that track the performance of large public companies. Venture ...
- Hedge Fund Industry on the Road to Recovery PR Newswire - Thu, Nov 14, 2013 4:00 AM EST
Extreme market volatility, adverse global macroeconomic conditions, underperforming markets and low consumer confidence all colluded to create an extremely hostile environment for hedge funds last year. But in many ways, 2012 was rock bottom, and the hedge fund industry inevitably became stronger in the face of that challenge. …
- Nautic and Ferrer Freeman Announce Sale of Genova Diagnostics to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners and … Business Wire - Wed, Nov 13, 2013 3:17 PM EST
Nautic Partners, LLC and Ferrer Freeman & Company, LLC announced the sale of Asheville, NC-based Genova Diagnostics, Inc. to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners and members of Genova management.
- Hedgeopolis Hedge Fund Insights Conference Becomes Leading Hedge Fund Investor Event in 2013 Business Wire - Wed, Nov 13, 2013 12:34 PM EST
- ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity Invests in L&S Mechanical, LLC Business Wire - Wed, Nov 13, 2013 11:12 AM EST
ORIX Mezzanine & Private Equity announced today a subordinated debt, preferred equity and common equity investment in L&S Mechanical, LLC in partnership with Bounds Equity Partners, LLC and L&S management.
- iLEVEL Launches Global Partner Program Business Wire - Wed, Nov 13, 2013 9:03 AM EST
iLEVEL, the cloud-based software provider, today announced the formal launch of a global partner program offering structured relationships between iLEVEL and well-respected firms also serving the private capital market.
- Fortress Appointed to Pension Protection Fund’s Global Tactical Asset Allocation Panel Business Wire - Tue, Nov 12, 2013 1:30 PM EST
Fortress Investment Group LLC has been appointed to the Global Tactical Asset Allocation Panel of the United Kingdom’s Pension Protection Fund as part of a
- Financial Diligence Networks to Power 53rd Roundtable Forum on December 4, 2013 Business Wire - Tue, Nov 12, 2013 8:35 AM EST
Financial Diligence Networks LLC , a rapidly growing private network for the alternative investment industry, announced today that its innovative technology will power the 5
- HedgeCo Networks Continues its National Growth with Three Additions to the Corporate Management Team PR Newswire - Tue, Nov 12, 2013 8:17 AM EST
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (HedgeCo.net) HedgeCo Networks, and the pioneering hedge fund data base ( HedgeCo.net ) are continuing to experience accelerated growth and expansion in naming Anthony ...
- The Carlyle Group Closes $415 Million CLO Business Wire - Tue, Nov 12, 2013 7:00 AM EST
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group today announced the closing of a $415 million Collateralized Loan Obligation fund, the firm’s sixth new-issue CLO this year with four in the U.S.
- Static allocations may foil the growth ambitions of hedge funds: EY survey PR Newswire - Tue, Nov 12, 2013 3:00 AM EST
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the hedge fund industry matures, managers who survived the financial crisis are now beginning to focus on growing beyond their original business models, according to EY's seventh annual survey of the global hedge fund market, Exploring pathways to growth. The 2013 global survey …
- KKR to Present at the Citi 2013 Global Financial Services Conference Business Wire - Mon, Nov 11, 2013 5:00 PM EST
KKR & Co. L.P. announced today that Joseph Bae, Managing Partner of KKR Asia, will present at the Citi 2013 Global Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, November
- Wolverine Execution Services Introduces Hedge Agent, an Advanced Trading Applet That Provides Traders … Marketwired - Mon, Nov 11, 2013 1:42 PM EST
Wolverine Execution Services , a leading provider of premier technology and execution services, today announced the launch of Hedge Agent, an innovative trading applet that allows traders to automatically ...
- Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces Grants Program to Foster Veterans Employment Business Wire - Mon, Nov 11, 2013 10:30 AM EST
The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today announced that it is releasing a Request for Proposal targeting organizations that focus on veterans’ employment and business development.
- Fitch Completes Alternative Asset Manager Review; Ratings Affirmed with Stable Outlook Business Wire - Mon, Nov 11, 2013 10:17 AM EST
Fitch Ratings has completed a peer review of six rated Alternative Asset Managers and related entities in concert with the publication of an industry report, titled 'U.S. Al
- KKR to Acquire the Brickman Group for $1.6 Billion Business Wire - Mon, Nov 11, 2013 9:27 AM EST
- Neuberger Berman Raises $2 Billion For Third Global Private Equity Secondary Fund PR Newswire - Mon, Nov 11, 2013 9:00 AM EST
NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuberger Berman Group LLC, one of the world's leading employee-controlled money managers, is pleased to announce the final close of NB Secondary Opportunities Fund ...
- World First set for major expansion after securing FTV Capital investment deal Business Wire - Mon, Nov 11, 2013 4:35 AM EST
World First UK Limited, a leading provider of foreign exchange, international payment and hedging solutions to corporate and private clients, has today announced that they have clo
- Fortress Asia Macro Fund Named “Fund of the Year” in the 2013 AsiaHedge Awards Business Wire - Thu, Nov 7, 2013 12:03 PM EST
Fortress Investment Group’s Fortress Asia Macro Fund was named overall “Fund of the Year” in the 2013 AsiaHedge Awards. Fortress Asia Macro was singled out for the even