TorQuest announced the closing of its third fund with USD 535 million.
New York Times' Dealbook reviewed several prominent private equity deals during the buyout boom, and gave an update how the companies had been faring.
Private equity firms including Advent International and CDIB Capital agreed to buy a large stake in coffee and tea retailer, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf without disclosing the financial terms of the transaction.
Wynnchurch Capital announced its plans to exit its mineral firm and two of its automotive parts companies.
The much awaited IPO of cybersecurity firm FireEye would push through with a pegged price of between USD12 and USD14 per share.
The Nigerian sovereign wealth fund's head was in the process of determining among eight asset classes which one should be in the fund's portfolio.
Global cruise operator Carnival Corporation & plc would be investing USD180 million from its own capital in "scrubber technology" to comply with the air emission standards of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Private equity firms Headway Capital Partners and Committed Advisors issued a statement that they would be backing the spin-off of Loudwater Trust's portfolio.
Creative ad platform operator Boost Media Inc. raised USD8 million in seed funding to improve its creative ad platform BoostCTR.
The initial closing of Quadria Capital's second fund raised USD 107 million in capital commitments.
FNB Capital Partners would focus on investing in mezzanine debt, private equity, subordinated notes and other financial instruments.
Indonesia has been losing its attraction as a private equity goldmine due to increased competition, shifting government regulations and high valuation prices.
According to an investigative report by the Huffington Post, Microsoft Corp would be dipping into its USD60 billion offshore holdings to finance its Nokia handset business acquisition in cash.
A Wall Street Journal cited sources who told the newspaper that Citigroup Inc. sold over USD6 billion in private equity and hedge fund assets to comply with new regulations on bank's holdings in investments.
Private equity companies Centerbridge and Anacap had been included in the list of bidders for Spain's smaller nationalized lenders.