Tag archive for ‘buyout’
Ilan Shavit On Monday, October 12th, 2015

KKR agrees to acquire vending machine operator Selecta From Allianz

    buyout group KKR acquire Selecta Group from Allianz Capital Partners (ACP). Selecta’s shareholders still need to approve the deal, the companies said in statement on Monday. Selecta is More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Melvon Gordon, Who Turned our World into Tootsie Rolls, Dies at 95

Melvin Gordon, who was head of Tootsie Roll since 1962, passed away at the age of 95. His wife Ellen, the company’s largest shareholder, will be taking over as CEO, according to the Forward. More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Philadelphia Phillies Unlikely to Trade Star Pitcher Hamels, GM Ruben Amaro Says

Reports surfaced last week that several U.S. Major League Baseball teams have engaged in serious trade discussions for Philadelphia Phillies’ ace pitcher Cole Hamels, but nothing has come together yet More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Report: Carl Icahn, John Paulson Suffer Tremendous Losses from Energy Price Declines

U.S. hedge funds bet billions of dollars on oil & gas stocks in 2014, but the drop in oil and gas prices has left them with enormous losses, The Motley Fool (TMF) said. Hedge fund manager John Paulson More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

American Apparel Overhauls Ethics Code Amid Push to Leave Scandal Behind

  American Apparel Inc., which fired controversial founder Dov Charney as chief executive officer last month for alleged misconduct, strengthened rules to prevent sexual harassment among its employees, More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 5th, 2015

Dov Charney is No White Knight for American Apparel, Report Says

Clothing retailer American Apparel just fired former CEO Dov Charney. But rumor has it he’s trying to buy back the company he founded. This situation might look similar to instances in which other CEOs More...

Reuters On Monday, December 29th, 2014

Lion Capital sends letter to American Apparel urging it to explore options: source

– The board of American Apparel Inc has received a letter from British buyout firm Lion Capital, pushing it to explore strategic options include a sale, a source familiar with the situation said on More...

Reuters On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Reversal: BC Partners to Acquire PetSmart for $8.7 Billion

On Sunday we ran a Reuters story suggesting that Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management is nearing a buyout of PetSmart Inc for about $8 billion in what would be the largest leveraged deal for a U.S. company More...

Reuters On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Leon Black’s Apollo nearing deal to buy PetSmart for about $8 billion: Bloomberg

–   Leon Black’s Apollo Global Management is nearing a buyout of PetSmart Inc for about $8 billion in what would be the largest leveraged deal for a U.S. company this year, Bloomberg reported More...

Reuters On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Burger King to save millions in U.S. taxes in ‘inversion’: study

– Fast food chain Burger King will avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. taxes if, as planned, it completes its pending buyout of Canadian coffee-and-doughnuts chain Tim Hortons , a tax More...

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