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Jul 12, 2014

Equity Firm Restores Louisiana Marshland to Earn Credits It Can Sell

A private equity company that is funding the restoration of Louisiana wetlands plans to sell environmental credits to private developers and government agencies... #Louisiana #Army Corps of Engineers

Jul 08, 2014

U.S. 1H Fundraising: Better Than Brazil’s First Half

After three successive years of fundraising gains of roughly 20% each year, the amount of money raised by U.S. private equity firms during the first half of 2014 rose 8% to $118.57 billion from $110.12 billion a year earlier, according to Dow Jones L... #Louisiana #Army Corps of Engineers

Jul 09, 2014

A Record First Half for Exits, but ‘Meh’ for Private Equity Deals

Firms sold a record $187.3 billion of holdings in the first half, nearly double the $97.3 billion recorded last year, according to data provider Dealogic... #Blackstone Group #Cerberus Capital Management

Jul 08, 2014

UBS Poaches J.P.Morgan Sponsors Banker

UBS AG has bolstered its team of bankers that advise private-equity firms, snapping up J.P.Morgan Chase & Co.'s John Souza... #Blackstone Group #Cerberus Capital Management

Jul 07, 2014

One Way to Solve Private Equity’s Recruiting Problem

Instead of recruiting junior employees from the big banks, some private equity firms are hiring them directly out of college... #Blackstone Group #Cerberus Capital Management

Jul 07, 2014

European Private Equity Firms Lagging on Gender Diversity

Men make up 95% of investment professionals at some of Europe's best-known buyout firms, according to research on gender diversity by Private Equity News... #Europe #Apax Partners #CVC Capital Partners

Jul 03, 2014

Private Equity Milks China’s Dairy Industry

China’s thirst for milk continues to draw private equity firms. This week, Chinese milk producer Huaxia Dairy became the latest... #China #Asia

Jun 30, 2014

Hostile Bid for Club Med Threatens Existing Deal

Andrea C. Bonomi, an Italian private equity investor, announced a hostile offer, threatening a deal agreed to last year... #China #Asia

Jul 03, 2014

Lululemon Founder Explores Buyout

Advisers to Lululemon Athletica founder Dennis Wilson have been sounding out private-equity firms to judge their interest in taking the maker of fashionable yoga gear private, people familiar with the situation said... #China #Asia

Jul 01, 2014

KKR, TPG looking to buy stake in Kuwait's Americana- Bloomberg

Private-equity firms KKR & Co LP and TPG Capital are among the groups looking to buy a majority stake in food retailer Kuwait Food Co SAK, better known as Americana, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter... #Kuwait #TPG, N.V. #TPG Capital #Bloomberg