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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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