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By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

2016 Israeli Private Equity Financing Peaks – With $3.5 Billion

Key facts: Foreign and Israeli private equity funds invested the highest amount ever invested by private equity entities. 72% of total capital volume resulted from four largest buyouts – each above $100 More...

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By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

PAAMCO and KKR Prisma Form Mega $30 Billion Investment Firm PAAMCO Prisma Holdings

The combined business will be jointly run by Jane Buchan, co-Founder and CEO of PAAMCO, and Girish Reddy, co-Founder of KKR Prisma and Head of KKR Hedge Funds Hedge fund KKR and Pacific Alternative Asset Management More...

By Jewish Business News On Friday, January 13th, 2017

Blackstone Energy Partners and Sanchez Energy Announce Acquisition of Anadarko’s Eagle Ford Acreage

New York, January 12, 2017.  Blackstone (NYSE:BX) (“Blackstone”) today announced that funds managed by Blackstone Energy Partners L.P. have entered into a strategic 50/50 partnership with Sanchez Energy Corporation More...

By Jewish Business News On Friday, January 13th, 2017

KKR Announces Tender Offer to Acquire Hitachi Koki Hitachi and Hitachi Urban Investment Agree to Tender Their Holdings of Hitachi Koki Shares

KKR to support accelerated global growth of Hitachi Koki TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Leading global investment firm KKR today announced that HK Holdings Co., Ltd. (the “Bidder”), an entity owned More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Billionaire George Soros Reportedly Lost Nearly $1 Billion During Trump Rally, WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that hedge-fund manager and billionaire George Soros lost nearly $1 billion following the stock market surge which came as a result of Donald Trump’s victory More...

By Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Blackstone to Buy Music-Rights Company Sesac

Blackstone Group, which is lead by Stephen Schwarzman, has entered into an agreement to acquire the only U.S music rights organization SESAC Holdings from Rizvi Traverse Management. Although financial terms More...

Omega's Leon Cooperman Sees 3% Growth In U.S. Economy In 2011
By Albert Hecht On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Leon Cooperman Now More Likely to Face Insider Trading Charges

Leon Cooperman is more likely than ever now to see the inside of a courtroom over alleged insider trading. This is because of Tuesday’s Supreme Court decision in an unrelated case. The Omega Advisors CEO was More...

By Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management May Lose Millions Over Campaign Donation.

Bill Ackman‘s Pershing Square Capital Management might need to return millions in fees due to a lousy $500 donation to a political campaign. The donation was made by an employee to a family friend’s More...

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By Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Paul Singer’s Elliot Management Invests $1.4 Billion in Cognizant Technology

Paul Singer has invested $1.4 billion in Cognizant Technology. His Elliot Management Hedge Fund now has a 4 percent stake in the company. Cognizant Technology’s shares jumped 7 percent after Paul Singer made More...

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By News Brief On Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Blackstone, KKR Said to Ready Bid Financing for Valeants iNova

  Blackstone Group (lead by Stephen Schwarzman), KKR & Co. (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) and Carlyle Group (David Rubenstein) are in talks with banks for financing to back their bids for Valeant Pharmaceutical More...


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