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PostRock could default after borrowing base cut

The oil and gas producer has $76.18 million outstanding on a revolver now worth half that and less than 30 days to divulge its plan for solving the deficiency. Continue reading

ManTech sees growth as M&A expectations build

The company appears ready to shake the doldrums that have haunted it since 2012 in time to participate in a round of government services consolidation. Continue reading

Reuters' patent and trademark business could fetch $3B

As the information giant looks to focus on financial and legal services, company followers believe it can sell its Intellectual Property & Science unit for upwards of 10 times Ebitda. Continue reading

Independent sponsors offer a respite from lofty deal valuations

They have been a mainstay of the lower middle market since before the recent financial crisis. Continue reading

Activist pressure could lead Cabela's to part ways with credit card business

Paul Singer's Elliott Associates disclosed an 11.1% stake in the outdoor products company and urged it to explore potential strategic transactions given the retail merchandise business' underperformance. Continue reading

Family offices direct their own private equity investments

Family offices remain a critically important source of funds for PE firms. Continue reading

Under activist pressure, Pep Boys sells to Bridgestone for $835M

The acquisition comes about four months after insurgent investor Mario Gabelli reached a deal to add three dissident directors to the auto-parts and services retailers' board. Continue reading

Private equity smells the growth in the cannabis industry

Growth of legal marijuana industry begins to attract professional capital as the cannabis business eyes new markets. Continue reading

KKR and aPriori may have taken a slight loss on investment in Visant

The PE firms received no additional money from Jarden's purchase of the parent of Jostens and must content themselves with the dividends paid out in prior years. Continue reading

Smashburger grills up investment from Asia food titan

Jollibee Foods is buying a 40% stake in Smashburger, valuing the Denver-based better-burger concept at about $335 million. Continue reading

Gunmaker Colt submits plan backed by Sciens, noteholders

The parties have agreed to provide the West Hartford, Conn., gunmaker with $50 million in new capital. Continue reading

Dell and Silver Lake lead landmark $67B purchase of EMC

Activist shareholder Elliott approves the deal, the largest ever in the tech industry. Continue reading

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