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Bernie Sanders rekindles the carried interest debate

The Democratic presidential candidate highlights the question of whether the Treasury has the authority to raise taxes on buyout shop managers without help from Congress. Continue reading

Internap explores alternatives after activists call for sale

Data center operator gets calls from several investors to look for buyers in a consolidating sector. Continue reading

Dalian Wanda races to sports marketing forefront with World Triathlon acquisition

The Chinese conglomerate will pay Providence Equity $650 million for rights to the Ironman triathlon. Continue reading

SPAC Pacific Special Acquisition plans $57M IPO

The special purpose acquisition company, backed by Chinese brokerage Pacific Securities Co. Ltd., said it will target Asia for a business to acquire. Continue reading

Why Ethan Allen won't avoid a fight by merely redecorating

Tom Sandell is pushing the furniture retailer to sell itself or monetize its real estate, and he doesn't give up easily. Continue reading

One firm's tuck-in is another's bolt-on

The terms for private equity add-on deals seem interchangeable, but are they different? Depends on who's doing the tucking or bolting. Continue reading

SunGard PE backers eke out a 1.65 return on sale

Though a 1.65 times return after 10 years is unremarkable, the firms will likely do better in the $9.1 billion sale than the planned public offering. Continue reading

Auction for PE-backed Ascensus nears final stage

The retirement services provider is expected to fetch a price tag of $900 million to $1 billion in the sale. Continue reading

PE-backed oil and gas companies gear up for return of IPO market

Many new issues were canceled when oil prices fell, but a slight recovery in them has financial sponsors readying again for an exit window that now includes other options. Continue reading

Private equity pioneer Jerome Kohlberg dies at age 90

Kohlberg founded KKR in 1977 with George Kravis and Henry Roberts but split with them a decade later. Continue reading

Beltway Bandits remain strong despite budget shenanigans

Private equity investors have played an oversized role in the consolidation of government services providers over the past 10 years. And the business has only gotten more competitive. Continue reading

Sabine Oil & Gas seeks Chapter 11 protection due to merger row

Disputes over a December deal with Forest Oil have pushed the oil and gas exploration and production company into bankruptcy. Continue reading

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David Brackett, head of GE Antares, talks about credit in PE

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