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    1. December 9, 2014

      Bidders aim to list Club Med in Hong Kong and Brazil

      Fosun International and its partners bidding to take control of Club Méditerranée intend to list the French holiday group in...

    2. December 5, 2014

      Andrea Bonomi raises offer for Club Med

      Italian investor Andrea Bonomi has raised his offer for Club Méditerranée to €24 a share, outbidding a Chinese rival and...

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    1. December 3, 2014

      KKR takes stake in solar-powered farming group

      KKR is taking a $100m significant stake in Sundrop Farms, an agricultural technology company that relies on solar power and...

    2. December 1, 2014

      Fosun boosts Club Med offer to €23.50 per share

      Chinese conglomerate Fosun International has improved its offer for Club Méditerranée, ratcheting up the tension in a...

    3. November 21, 2014

      Brazil investor in Club Med bid talks

      Brazilian investor Nelson Tanure is in talks with Fosun International to launch an improved offer for Club Méditerranée,...

    4. November 16, 2014

      José Manuel Entrecanales, Acciona CEO: establishment eco-warrior

      A glance at Twitter gives a pretty good idea of José Manuel Entrecanales Domecq’s priorities. There is the odd post about...

    5. November 12, 2014

      KKR and Citic in joint bid for control of United Envirotech

      KKR and Citic have launched a joint bid for control for a Chinese water treatment group, in the first collaboration between...

    6. November 11, 2014

      Bonomi and KKR in last-ditch Club Med bid

      Andrea Bonomi has teamed up with US private equity firm KKR in a last-minute push to gain control of Club Méditerranée,...

    7. October 23, 2014

      KKR reaps benefits of volatility and oil price drop

      KKR insisted recent bursts of market volatility and a steep drop in oil prices were in fact good for business as the private...

    8. October 14, 2014

      Infrastructure bars India’s growth path

      Whenever Air India cancels its flight to Delhi from Kullu Manali in the foothills of the Himalayas – as it often does – it...

    9. September 18, 2014

      KKR seeks to make the numbers work at First Data

      Some time soon, KKR hopes to mark its investment in First Data back to 100 cents on the dollar, allowing the private equity...

    10. September 16, 2014

      KKR sounds out DJ equipment maker

      KKR has found a way to tap into the booming dance music scene without the risk of running a record label or a club: it is...

    11. September 16, 2014

      KKR offers structured credit deal to India’s GMR

      KKR will lend Rs10bn ($164m) to fund a rights issue at struggling Indian infrastructure conglomerate GMR, in a sign of the...

    12. September 3, 2014

      United Internet buys KKR’s stake in Versatel

      German internet access provider United Internet said on Wednesday it had agreed to acquire private equity group KKR’s 74.9...

    13. August 26, 2014

      KKR cooks up $400m investment in Chinese chicken producer

      KKR is investing $400m into China’s largest chicken producer in the latest example of the buyout group’s tactic of pursuing...

    14. August 24, 2014

      Locusts descend on Australian vineyards

      They have bought Australia’s biggest poultry producer Inghams Enterprises, its iconic surf retailer Billabong and most...

    15. August 13, 2014

      Kinder Morgan deal at the centre of price fixing court battle

      Rich Kinder, the Kinder Morgan founder who on Sunday unveiled a $44bn consolidation of a family of companies to create the...

    16. August 11, 2014

      Private equity prepares for Treasury Wine bid battle

      Private equity groups are preparing for a possible battle over the world’s largest listed winemaker after a second company...

    17. August 10, 2014

      Fees boost private equity’s Wall St clout

      Private equity companies have paid a record 32 per cent of US investment banking fees so far this year, in a sign of the...

    18. August 7, 2014

      KKR, Blackstone and TPG pay $325m to settle collusion lawsuit

      KKR, Blackstone and TPG have agreed to pay $325m to settle a lawsuit that accused seven private equity groups of conspiring...

    19. August 5, 2014

      Ghana tarnishes ‘Africa rising’ story

      The world has become used to the idea of Africa being on the march. In the past decade, after two decades of stagnation, the...

    20. August 4, 2014

      KKR offers revised A$3.4bn bid for Treasury Wine

      Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates, the world’s largest listed winemaker, says it will engage in talks with KKR following the...

    21. July 29, 2014

      India must tackle bad bank debts to grow

      A few weeks ago, State Bank of India auctioned off $700m in the debts of Hotel Leelaventure. The event was noteworthy for...

    22. July 24, 2014

      KKR steps up in-house investments

      KKR generated more than 40 per cent of its second-quarter earnings from its capital markets operations and from investments...

    23. July 23, 2014

      CVC raises new fund to target technology companies

      CVC Capital Partners, the European private equity group that last year amassed $15bn for leveraged buyouts, is raising a...

    24. July 20, 2014

      Buyout group KKR poised to take stake in The Hut

      Private equity group KKR is poised to take a stake in fast-growing ecommerce group The Hut in a deal that will value the...

    25. June 29, 2014

      Rothschild fund turns focus to Africa

      Edmond de Rothschild has amassed $530m for its first private equity fund focusing on deals in Africa, in the latest sign of...

    26. June 24, 2014

      Private equity group KKR is bullish on Spain

      KKR co-founder Henry Kravis is bullish on Spain – and personally seeing his private equity group is not missing out on deals...

    27. June 24, 2014

      KKR pays €417m for stake in Acciona renewables unit

      US buyout group KKR has agreed to uire a third of the international wind and solar power business of Spain’s Acciona, in one...

    28. June 19, 2014

      KKR to inject $1.2bn into First Data Corp to reduce debt burden

      KKR and a group of institutional investors are injecting a total of $3.5bn into First Data Corp, to reduce the payment...

    29. June 12, 2014

      KKR agrees €200m ‘rescue lending’ for Swiss group Selecta

      KKR has agreed to provide more than €200m in financing to Selecta in a deal allowing the Swiss vending-machine group to...

    30. June 12, 2014

      Goldman and Bain pay $121m to settle buyout conspiracy case

      Goldman Sachs and Bain Capital paid $121m to settle a lawsuit alleging they conspired with other private equity firms to fix...

    31. June 5, 2014

      Nick Leslau lists real estate investment trust on Aim

      Property entrepreneur Nick Leslau’s latest venture, a real estate investment trust that owns Madame Tussauds and the Alton...

    32. June 4, 2014

      KKR seeks fertile ground in Ethiopia

      KKR, one of the world’s best known private equity groups, has made its first foray into Africa, investing $200m to buy a...

    33. June 2, 2014

      KKR closes $510m equities hedge fund

      KKR, the US private equity group, has shut down its $510m equities hedge fund just three years after signing up a group of...

    34. June 1, 2014

      US watchdog triggers buyout group fee queries

      Private equity groups say they have been inundated with questions from concerned investors about fees and expenses in the...

    35. May 20, 2014

      Treasury Wine rejects A$3.1bn takeover bid from KKR

      Treasury Wine Estates, Australia’s largest winemaker, has rebuffed a A$3.1bn (US$2.9bn) takeover offer from private equity...

    36. May 16, 2014

      Should you buy in to the private equity buyout kings?

      Private equity has invaded our daily lives. During a typical day, you may buy sandwiches or coffee at Pret A Manger, a chain...

    37. May 5, 2014

      Fridman-backed Pamplona buys Beacon Rail Leasing

      Pamplona Capital Management, the London-based investment firm backed by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s Alfa Group,...

    38. April 24, 2014

      Michael Dell prunes gardening portfolio

      Michael Dell is pruning his portfolio with the likely sale of ValleyCrest, his corporate gardening company, to Brickman, a...

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