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Banker & Tradesman
Bain Capital Founder Sells Ritz Pad For $5.2M
The founder of Boston-based private-equity firm Bain Capital has sold an apartment at the Ritz-Carlton Residences for $5.2 million.
Wed May 22, 2013
Understanding Experian when it comes to your credit report
Experian is the only major credit bureaus founded outside of the United States .
Solamere Capital, Romneys' PE Firm, Launches Fund II
Solamere Capital , the private equity fund-of-funds and co-investment firm co-founded by Mitt Romney's eldest son, Taggart Romney , has begun raising its second vehicle, Solamere Capital Fund II LP, according to a government filing.
Mon May 20, 2013
What's the Future of Middleware Management?By: Mae Kowalke
Inc. agreed to be acquired by investors led by private-equity firms Bain Capital LLC and Golden Gate Capital in a deal valued at $6.9 billion, reported earlier this month by The Wall Street Journal .
Fri May 17, 2013
PE interest in Heidelberg cement unit
Mumbai, May 17: HeidelbergCement is said to be in talks with private equity players to offload a minority stake in its Indian unit.
Exclusive: Onex fails to find buyer for Carestream Health
Onex Corp has called off its auction of medical imaging firm Carestream Health Inc after failing to find a buyer that was willing to meet its price expectation of as much as $3.5 billion, three people familiar with the matter said this week.
Thu May 16, 2013
Bain in the Lead as Yankee Candle Sale Fizzles - Sources
Bain Capital LLC has emerged as the last party standing in the race for Yankee Candle Co Inc, three people familiar with the matter said, making it likely that the largest scented candle maker in the United States will stay in private equity hands.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Motley Fool
The Danger of Chasing This IPO's Profits
Contract research organization Quintiles made its return to the market last week with a nearly $950 million IPO.
RLPC-Bain Capital to buy Germany clutch maker FTE
Private equity firm Bain Capital has agreed to buy German clutch systems maker FTE automotive from PAI Partners, the companies said on Monday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Morning Research on FLEX, RENN, CSC, ST, and JASO
StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on Flextronics International Ltd., Renren Inc., Computer Sciences Corp., Sensata Technologies Holding N.V., and JA Solar Holdings Co.
US Domestic M&A Climbs 60% Over 2012
The $6.8 billion buyout of BMC Software by a group lead by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital and Inergy Midstream's $2.3 billion purchase of Crestwood Midstream Partners pushed the volume of US domestic M&A activity to $303.5 billion for year-to-date 2013, a 60% increase compared to last year at this time.
Thu May 09, 2013
Reuters - Quintiles Transnational Raises $947M in I.P.O.
Drug researcher Quintiles Transnational Holdings raised a more-than planned $947 million in its IPO, the latest listing from a private equity-backed company as record highs for U.S. stocks encourage more exits from investments, Reuters reported.
Wed May 08, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
BMC Software Signs Definitive Agreement to be Acquired [Manufacturing Close - Up]
BMC Software has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by a private investor group led by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital together with GIC Special Investments Pte and Insight Venture Partners .
Quintiles prices upsized IPO at high end of range
Drug researcher Quintiles Transnational Holdings raised $947.4 million in its initial public offering on Wednesday night by pricing 20 percent more shares than expected at the high end of the range.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Romney Connection? Bain Capital reportedly eyeing purchase of Detroit's Compuware
Bain Capital and other private-equity firms are discussing the purchase of Compuware, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cites unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
BMC Taking Itself Private, Seeks Flexibility in Retooling
"When you think of IT in general, things have become more mobile and more virtual and cloud-based. I think almost every management tool out there, including BMC's, was built more for a world where IT infrastructure was static and physical," said analyst Zeus Kerravala.
In brief: Twitter hiring in Boston; Bain Capital among buyers for Bladelogic parent
Twitter is hiring nine positions in Boston, including a human resources manager to oversee a new Boston office, according to Twitter's job openings page.
Mon May 06, 2013
Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions
Reuters had reported on Sunday that the deal was imminent. ** Canadian private equity company Onex Corp said it will buy TV ratings firm Nielsen Holdings N.V.'s expositions business for $950 million in cash.
BMC set to go private in $US6.9 billion deal
BMC has agreed to be acquired by a private investment consortium headed by Bain Capital and Golden Capital, in a deal worth about US$6.9 billion.
The Washington Post
Bain, Golden Gate Agree to Buy BMC Software for $6.9 Billion
Bain Capital LLC and Golden Gate Capital agreed to acquire BMC Software Inc., a struggling technology provider that failed to find a buyer last year, for $6.9 billion in the third-largest private-equity deal of 2013.