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    1. February 25, 2014

      TPG Capital co-founder David Bonderman ‘contemplates’ IPO

      TPG Capital co-founder David Bonderman said he was “contemplating” an initial public offering for his private equity group,...

    2. November 15, 2013

      Boardroom trades November 16

      Richard Milliken may have spotted a warning light in the cockpit when he was invited on to the Ryanair board in June....

    1. August 18, 2013

      Private equity: Last of the risk-takers?

      David Bonderman has always pulled in the crowds at the annual Milken Institute forum in Los Angeles. The dealmaker’s...

    2. May 2, 2013

      Private equity companies struggle to raise capital

      The 50 largest private equity groups raised less capital over the past five years as the industry struggled to attract and...

    3. April 7, 2013

      Calpers to awaken zombie boards

      Fresh from successes at Apple and Hewlett-Packard, the largest US public pension fund is preparing to take on “zombie”...

    4. March 11, 2013

      Helios shines light on Africa investments

      In the emerging world of African private equity, Tope Lawani and his partner Babatunde Soyoye are flavour of the month. In...

    5. February 12, 2013

      Fashion chain Republic close to collapse

      Republic, the youth fashion brand, is poised to enter administration as early as Wednesday, adding to the grim toll on the...

    6. December 13, 2012

      Russia fund backs cinema chain expansion

      The Russian Direct Investment Fund, the $10bn government-backed fund set up to boost foreign private equity investments in...

    7. October 28, 2012

      TPG enters race for Stansted

      TPG, the US private equity group created out of the buyout of Continental Airlines 20 years ago, has emerged as a bidder for...

    8. September 30, 2012

      TPG co-founder warns on returns

      The co-founder of US private equity group TPG has warned that if stock markets do not improve, investors in buyout groups...

    9. beyondbrics

      July 20, 2012

      Guest post: muscling into Myanmar's surprisingly crowded business world

      By Udayan Chattopadhyay of Ergo The US’s decision to suspend some key sanctions against Myanmar is the latest and perhaps...

    10. May 31, 2012

      TPG and US Airways look at American tie-up

      Private equity group TPG and US Airways are in talks over a joint bid for AMR Corp, the parent company of American Airlines,...

    11. November 13, 2011

      TPG scales back European buy-out operations

      TPG Capital, one of the largest US private equity investors, is scaling back its European buy-out operations in a sign of...

    12. September 7, 2011

      TPG swaps shares with Indonesian buy-out group

      TPG, the US private equity firm, has agreed an unusual share-swap deal with Northstar Pacific, an Indonesian buy-out group,...

    13. FT Alphaville

      August 22, 2011

      VTB U-turn on spending spree

      Russia’s VTB has abandoned plans to continue its acquisition spree following pressure from investors furious about the...

    14. August 21, 2011

      VTB U-turn on spending spree

      Russia’s VTB has abandoned plans to continue its acquisition spree following pressure from investors furious about the...

    15. July 11, 2011

      Shan Weijian raises $1.7bn for new China fund

      Shan Weijian, one of private equity’s most successful dealmakers in Asia, has raised more than $1.7bn for a new fund focused...

    16. June 23, 2011

      Russia fund reveals target sectors

      Some of the biggest names in private equity are considering investing with the $10bn direct investment fund Russia launched...

    17. May 24, 2011

      Key role for Buffett over utility’s fate

      Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is poised to play a key role in deciding the fate of Texas utility Energy Future...

    18. April 1, 2011

      TPG turns to Singapore and Kuwait for funding

      Private equity group TPG is turning to an investor consortium led by Government of Singapore Investment Corp and the Kuwait...

    19. April 1, 2011

      TPG turns to Singapore and Kuwait for funding

      Private-equity group TPG is turning to a consortium led by Government of Singapore Investment Corp and the Kuwait Investment...

    20. December 30, 2010

      Private equity investment in Japan under a cloud

      When Yasuo Takei, founder of Japanese consumer lender Takefuji, died in 2006, hosts of investors led by a contingent from...

    21. November 11, 2010

      Bonderman warns over emerging markets

      David Bonderman, co-founder of TPG Capital, believes that ‘at some point there will be despair just as there is euphoria...

    22. October 29, 2010

      Hayward holds informal talks with Temasek

      BP who resigned in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster, has had informal talks about taking an advisory role with...

    23. FT Alphaville

      June 9, 2010

      Buy-out chiefs lobby against tax

      Some US private equity chiefs have visited Washington in recent weeks to quietly lobby against Congressional proposals to...

    24. June 9, 2010

      Private equity heavyweights lobby over 'carried interest'

      Some of private equity's most powerful executives have descended on Washington in recent weeks to lobby against proposals...

    25. June 8, 2010

      Private equity groups lobby against tax

      Some of private equity’s most powerful executives have descended on Washington in recent weeks to lobby against proposals...

    26. June 2, 2010

      TPG's investment star hopes to shine in a new orbit

      Another day, another veteran Asian dealmaker quits to set up his own investment fund. Except this time it is the...

    27. June 2, 2010

      TPG's pioneering dealmaker quits to start Asia fund

      TPG Capital's leading China dealmaker is quitting as a partner of the US private equity group, becoming the latest...

    28. June 1, 2010

      TPG dealmaker quits to launch Asia fund

      TPG Capital’s leading China dealmaker is quitting as a partner of the US private equity group, becoming the latest...

    29. June 1, 2010

      TPG’s investment star hopes to shine in new galaxy

      Another day, another veteran Asian dealmaker quits to set up his own investment fund. Except this time it is the...

    30. FT Alphaville

      December 2, 2009

      Henderson ousted from GM

      General Motors ousted Fritz Henderson as chief executive on Tuesday night in a surprise move that will see the ailing US...

    31. December 2, 2009

      GM's 'killer board' forces out Henderson

      General Motors ousted Fritz Henderson as chief executive yesterday in a surprise move that will see the troubled US...

    32. December 2, 2009

      Henderson forced out by 'killer' GM board

      General Motors ousted Fritz Henderson as chief executive yesterday in a surprise move that will see the troubled US...

    33. December 1, 2009

      Henderson ousted from top of GM

      General Motors ousted Fritz Henderson as chief executive on Tuesday night in a surprise move that will see the ailing US...

    34. November 16, 2009

      TPG offers investors chance to cut exposure to financial fund

      TPG, the private equity group, is giving its investors a chance to sharply reduce their commitments to its specialised...

    35. November 16, 2009

      TPG offers investors chance to cut exposure to financial fund

      TPG, the private equity group, is giving its investors a chance to reduce sharply their commitments to its specialised...

    36. November 15, 2009

      TPG investors can cut exposure to financial fund

      TPG is giving its investors a chance to sharply reduce their commitments to its specialised financial fund, highlighting the...

    37. October 23, 2009

      View from the Top: Tom Barrack, founder of Colony Capital

      Tom Barrack has come home. After years roaming the world looking for real estate opportunities for his investment funds at...

    38. June 18, 2009

      Banking veteran eyes First Republic takeover

      The former chief executive of Golden State Bancorp is in talks with a group of private equity firms that are considering an...

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