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Current RefinementsContent TypeNewsDate2010SectorWealth & Assets ManagementPrivate EquityRemove all refinements DateFebruary (1)August (1)October (1)November (11)December (15)AuthorBBR Staff Writer (27)
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Sterling Group acquires substantial equity interest in Saxco
The Sterling Group, a Houston-based private equity investment firm, has completed the acquisition of a substantial equity interest in Saxco International.
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Carlyle Group to acquire Park Water Company
By BBR Staff Writer
Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire Park Water Company, a California-based investor-owned water utility company, from Henry Wheeler, Jr. and the Wheeler Family.
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TD Bank to buy Chrysler Financial for $6.3bn
By BBR Staff Writer
Canada's TD Bank Group has agreed to buy Chrysler Financial from private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management for $6.3bn.
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LDC exits investment in Cheshire Salt
By BBR Staff Writer
LDC, the private equity division of Lloyds Banking Group, has fully exited its investment in Cheshire Salt Holdings, the parent company of Middlewich-based British Salt, in a sale to Brunner Mond, which is wholly owned by Tata Chemicals- part of the Tata group of companies.
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EBRD to strengthen UkrSibbank capital structure
By BBR Staff Writer
BNP Paribas Group has invited the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to a partnership with UkrSibbank in the frame of the recent capital increase of $382m, executed by BNP Paribas at its Ukrainian subsidiary. As a result of the strategic agreement between the parties, the EBRD is going to provide a financial package of around $220m.
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Volga Resources to sell 45.9% stake in German insurer SOVAG
By BBR Staff Writer
Luxembourg-based investment fund Volga Resources SICAV-SIF has agreed to sell a 45.9% stake in the share capital of German insurer SCHWARZMEER UND OSTSEE Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft (SOVAG) to Russian insurance group, SOGAZ.
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Blackstone to restructure $7bn of remaining debt
By BBR Staff Writer
American asset management firm Blackstone Group has reached an agreement to restructure approximately $7bn of the remaining debt tied to its 2007 purchase of Sam Zell's Equity Office Properties Trust, reported the Wall Street Journal.
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Mubadala to invest $500m in Carlyle Group
By BBR Staff Writer
Mubadala Development Company, Abu Dhabi's state-backed investment fund, has agreed to make an additional investment of $500m in the American private equity firm Carlyle Group.
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Lexington to acquire Lloyds' $730m private equity portfolio
By BBR Staff Writer
Lexington Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a portfolio of approximately $730m of limited partnership interests in 33 private equity funds from certain subsidiaries of Lloyds Banking Group.
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Blackstone names new head of Private Equity in Asia
By BBR Staff Writer
The Blackstone Group has named Michael Chae, a senior managing director in the firm's Private Equity Group, to the role of head of Private Equity in Asia, based in Hong Kong.
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ADB to invest $10m in fund to expand microfinance, small business lending
By BBR Staff Writer
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said that it will provide up to $10m for a private equity fund that aims to expand microfinance and small bank lending to poor, underserved groups across the region.
Wealth & Assets Management > Private Equity > News
EBRD makes EUR14m equity investment in Meritum Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has made a minority equity investment of EUR14m equivalent in Polish Zloty to Meritum Bank by purchasing existing and newly issued shares of the bank.
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Standard Life to buy Focus Solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Standard Life has entered into an agreement to acquire the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Focus Solutions Group, a provider of software and consultancy solutions to the financial services industry, for cash transaction of £42m.
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Maranon Capital opens new office in Indiana
Maranon Capital has opened a new office in Indiana. The location will be housed within Innovation Park at Notre Dame, a facility designed to foster connections between growing businesses and capital providers.
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HSBC spins off private equity business in Asia
By BBR Staff Writer
The management team at HSBC Private Equity (Asia), the private equity arm of HSBC Group, has bought out the private equity (PE) business from the bank and has renamed it Headland Capital Partners.
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