Results for "private-equity funds"
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June 19, 2009
Dismal economic conditions are forcing Fidelity Investments to shut down a private-equity unit. The Boston-based firm will close Fidelity Equity Partners, which has about $500 million in assets, at the end of July, said Anne Crowley, a spokeswoman...
June 7, 2009
Private-equity firms are turning to infrastructure investing now that the credit crisis and deepening recession have put their traditional leveraged-buyout businesses into suspended animation. Some of the biggest names in the private-equity...
May 31, 2009
Several economic gurus have seized on the recent rebound in equities to offer a generally upbeat view on a broader recovery, waxing poetic about the emergence of green shoots and their general feeling that a bottom in the U.S. economy may...
February 26, 2009
All carried-interest distributions from private-equity funds and hedge funds would be taxed as ordinary income instead of capital gains thus more than doubling the tax rate of 15% under the budget President Obama unveiled today, Treasury...
January 30, 2009
The country is facing at least two more years of tough economic times, with no significant rebound for three-to-five years, said George Fisher, a senior adviser at New York private-equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. We will get through...
January 22, 2009
A Luxembourg investment partnership has agreed to purchase two private-equity funds from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.s bankruptcy estate. Reinet Fund SCA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reinet Investments SCA in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg,...
August 26, 2008
As many as five private-equity firms have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Lehman Brothers Inc.s investment management business, according to the Telegraph, a London-based newspaper. The Carlyle Group of Washington, and KKR & Co....
June 19, 2008
Apria Healthcare Group Inc. announced today a $1.6 billion merger agreement with Sky Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of The Blackstone Group, in a deal that would transform the home health care services company into a private company wholly owned...
May 12, 2008
Morgan Stanley Investment Management has raised $4 billion for a private-equity fund dedicated to infrastructure projects as part of a move to invest in sectors that havent been hit by the credit crunch. The Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners...
January 10, 2008
Blackstone Group LP will pay as much as $930 million to acquire GSO Capital Partners LP, an alternative asset manager specializing in leveraged finance. The purchase price will include cash and shares of Blackstone that are currently valued...
August 22, 2007
Raising taxes on private equity managers probably wont generate a whole lot of money, according to a new study. At the moment, managers typically collect 20% of the profits they make, which are taxed at a 15% capital gains rate. But if the...
July 16, 2007
The Blackstone Group has slammed a New York Times article that said the firm is using a loophole to get millions back in taxes. The New York-based private equity giant said The New York Times article, published Friday, was filled with inaccuracies,...
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