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Monday Jul 7 | Wall Street Journal

Sensata to Buy DeltaTech in $190 Million Deal

Sensata Technologies Holding NV said Monday that it reached an agreement to buy DeltaTech Controls in a deal valued at $190 million, as the sensors and controls supplier looks to broaden its offerings.

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Related Topix: Sensata Technologies, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Startups, SPS Technologies, Opinion

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Bloomberg

KKR Stalks Essar Steel as Default Looms: Canada Credit

KKR & Co. and at least two other investors have purchased debt of Essar Steel Algoma Inc. as the company heads for a possible restructuring later this month, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups,

Seeking Alpha

International Paper's Spin-Off And Its Subsequent Merger Creates Veritiv, A Prime Short Candidate

International Paper's spin-off, xpedx, will merge with the parent of Unisource Worldwide to form Veritiv on July 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Construction, Georgia Pacific, Paper, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Detroit News

Mitt Romney for drug czar

Mitt Romney has the business credentials to oversee America's war on drug abuse by focusing on the illicit industry's cash flow, Osler writes.

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Related Topix: Drugs, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, Opinion

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Nation

Hillary and the wealth factor

Lisa Boothe - Hillary Clinton's "Hard Choices" book tour was supposed to lay the foundation for her 2016 presidential run.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Startups, Paul McGann, Massachusetts

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Free Republic

Fighting Vainly the Old Ennui ... Mark Steyn

On my weekly visit to The Hugh Hewitt Show yesterday, Hugh and I discussed the Clintons and their money - Bill can't stop talking about how much they have, Hillary can't stop talking about how poor they are, and poor Chelsea has declared, from her $10.5 million apartment, that she's just too, too bored by money.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

Fri Jun 27, 2014

KDWN

Michaels declines in return to public markets

The arts and crafts store operator's shares slipped 8 cents, to $16.92 in morning trading on the Nasdaq.

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Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Retail, Blackstone Group, Advertising, Startups, Wal Mart Stores

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Insider Monkey

Hedge Fund Highlights: Warren Buffett, John Paulson & Bain Capital

Warren Buffett's BNSF and Canadian Pacific Railway gets U.S. deadline to solve grain backlog Warren Buffett 's BNSF Railway Co.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Warren Buffett, Transportation, Railroads, Canadian Pacific Railway, Allergan, Biotech, Vicept Therapeutics

Seeking Alpha

Bain And Blackstone Crafting Michaels Companies IPO

MIK is an operator of specialty arts and crafts retail locations in North America, taken private in in 2006 by affiliates of Bain Capital and Blackstone.

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Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Retail, Bain & Company, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, Irving, TX, Stanley

Reuters

BRIEF-IMCD Group says increases number of IPO offer shares by 10 pct

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Related Topix: Startups

Mon Jun 23, 2014

JD Supra

The Plaintiff Who Knew Too Much: First Circuit Dismisses Effort to Toll Statute of Limitations

On June 3, 2014, the First Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action filed by a group of former workers in a French luggage factory against Bain Capital, LLC in the District of Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: First Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Startups

Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Blackstone, Bain crafts a crisis keepsake with Michaels Stores' IPO

Blackstone Group LP and Bain Capital are taking Michaels Stores Inc. public, eight long years after buying the U.S. art-supplies retailer for $6-billion .

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Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Retail, Startups

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Bloomberg

Buyout Kings Embrace IOUs Over IPOs for Payouts

Buyout firms typically extract profits from the companies they acquire by taking them public or selling them.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Markets, Financial Services, Moodys, New York

JD Supra

First Circuit Rejects Equitable Tolling In Class Action Arising Out Of Plant Closing

A luggage plant in France closes in 2007, so a class action suit for French post-termination benefits is brought against a former investor in Massachusetts in late 2011? Former Justice Souter joins the majority in the First Circuit? It's a long story, but we'll keep it short and there are some important class action issues along the way.

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Related Topix: US News, First Circuit Court of Appeals, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Startups, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

aisle411 lands new grocery client, Bain Capital raises $850 million: TechFlash 7 things

Evolution1, a cloud-based technology and payment solutions company that has an office in St. Louis, will be acquired by WEX Inc. for $532.5 million.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

aisle411 lands new grocery client, Bain Capital raises $850 million: TechFlash 7 things

Evolution1, a cloud-based technology and payment solutions company that has an office in St. Louis, will be acquired by WEX Inc. for $532.5 million.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups

TechCrunch

Bain Capital Ventures Raises $850 Million In Two New Funds

The firm began fundraising for its $650 million BCV 2014 investment vehicle and a $200 million coinvestment fund on April 2nd and had wrapped up financing for the two funds by June 6th, according to document shown to TechCrunch.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels IPO expected next week

That amount is after deducting expenses and assuming an offering price of $18 a share, according to its filing.

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Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Retail, Startups

Business Wire

Bain Capital, Consolidated Container Company Acquire Leading Plastic Recyclers

Terms of the transaction were not immediately disclosed. Seth Meisel, a managing director of Bain Capital, said, "We believe that recycling and sustainability are megatrends in the economy.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Reidsville, NC

Mon Jun 16, 2014

MarketWatch

Michaels files IPO plan for $17 to $19 a share

Arts and crafts chain Michaels Cos., taken private by Bain Capital and Blackstone Group in 2006, said in a filing on Monday that it plans to return to the public market and sell 27.8 million shares for $17 to $19 a share.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, Blackstone Group, Advertising

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