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The $50M German corporate venture operation is looking to bolster the logistics services of its parent business Deutsche Post World Net.
Up to 80 per cent of the economic capital put into an LBO doesn't come from private equity funds: it is provided by banks as debt. Given the pivotal role leverage has to play, what's the present state of the leveraged finance market? Robin Burnett reports.
US buyout firms are cash rich and pricing looks sweet, but unless the debt markets reopen, dealmaking will remain slow, writes David Snow in New York.
Private Equity International's deal mechanic takes a look under the bonnet of the buyout of Yell, a deal that may yet emerge as European LBO of the year.
The beleaguered fund plans to cease all activities in December 2004 but in the meantime has law suits, restructurings and attempted exits to sort out.
Down Rounds Syndrome: A Roundtable Discussion 2001-11-23 Staff Writer <i>This week Letter from America is by David J. Blumberg of Blumberg Capital.</i><br><br><a href=http://www.privateequityonline.com/LetterAmerica.asp?ID=1851>Part 1 of this article</a> looked at "Down
The second round of financing will be used to develop operations in the US and the UK. The Fool is also negotiating a venture in Japan.
The latest stage in this long-running saga sees the company making a $1.46 charge per share as a result of writing off $30m from its FLV Fund Korea. It still expects to recoup the capital in a court case.
The retail financial services provider was previously owned by Ventura, a subsidiary of Next. Management takes a 10 per cent stake.
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