The European leveraged finance arm of Washington DC-based private equity firm Carlyle Group has recruited four professionals.
3i has confirmed its second senior hire from outside the organisation with the announcement that Simon Ball will join the firm as finance director in February 2005.
George Soros announced he is handing over greater control of his $12.8b Soros Asset Management firm to his sons, and is spinning off his real estate, credit and private equity divisions.
SVG Advisers, the fund advisory arm of London-listed private equity fund of funds SVG Capital, has raised €400m through a collateralised fund obligation (CFO) fund.
In their quest to find a few good private investments, the professionals of TA Associates make thousands of phone calls and visit hundreds of companies every year. They often arrive at appointments in a private jet flown by the firm's chief executive officer, Kevin Landry. David Snow profiles the industry's biggest proponent of cold calling, and perhaps the only licensed pilot to also manage a private equity megafund
Venture capitalists take note: Massachusetts wants to open the door to stem-cell research initiatives
Europe's leveraged finance market is hotter than ever – a mixed blessing for the continent's LBO sponsors
TEX AND THE CITY 2004-12-02 Staff Writer Tom Hicks' last deal before stepping down from Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, the acquisition of UK footwear company Jimmy Choo, was a testament, in part, to the power of the popular HBO series “Sex and the City”.<br> <br> The series follows the romantic
Private equity demand for management talent working with portfolio companies on an interim basis is on the rise, says Valeria Vescina.
Joe Bartlett explains the fundamental characteristics of a pledge fund.

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