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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

Claire's Stores may need creativity to beat debt load

PE backer Apollo could try a strategy it used for Caesars Entertainment to help generate liquidity. Continue reading

Newly formed Amistad Energy gets commitment from Kayne Anderson

For the second time in as many months, the alternate investment management firm has made a major equity commitment in an upstream oil and gas development company. Continue reading

Veterinary practice group Capna retains RBC for a sale process

The process is in its early stages and could bring in as much as $375 million. Continue reading

Moody's says Bain's South African retailer Edcon will default if debt restructuring passes

Edcon's restructuring of $471 million of euro loans will result in deeper-than-expected losses and put the company into default, according to the debt ratings agency. Continue reading

Helios retains Bank of America and Credit Suisse for a sale

The benefits management company, which is backed by Kelso and Stone Point Capital, could be worth $1.5 billion to $1.9 billion. Continue reading

Marijuana financial services firm Kind Financial acquires software maker Agrisoft

KindManage LLC's Kind Financial, a marijuana industry financial services company, acquired "seed-to-sale" software maker Agrisoft Development Group LLC, a sign of further consolidation and growth in the marijuana industry. Continue reading

Wilbur Ross: Man over-board?

The W.L. Ross chairman is a director at 17 companies, committees and clubs. Governance experts suggest that he is spread too thin. Continue reading

OCI Resources may pique interest of PE firms

Although the soda ash producer likely will not attract takeover interest from the three largest strategic players, the company could attract PE buyers and fetch up to $1.2 billion. Continue reading

Molycorp reaches restructuring deal with senior noteholders

The Greenwood Village, Colo., rare earths mining company hopes to implement a debt-for-equity swap while in Chapter 11. Continue reading

CTPartners' asset sale won't save it from bankruptcy

DHR International has agreed to non-binding terms to buy 17 offices from the C-suite recruitment firm, which still won't collect enough proceeds to meet its obligations. Continue reading

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