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Loss legacy: The trials of older airlines

The collapse of Cyprus Airways reflects a bigger crisis among former European flag carriers, which have struggled to cut costs and whose future hinges on preserving the long-haul market for themselves. Continue reading

Tracing the history of 'deal toys'

Commemorative treasures have been exchanged for ages: Silver plate among the financiers of the Hanseatic League, crystal bowls for London bankers, engraved clocks during the Gilded Age. Today, you'd be amazed at what you can do with Lucite. Continue reading

Five Point takes aim at oil and gas industry's pain

The private equity firm, which raised $450 million, plans to buy pipeline and storage assets from distressed sellers. Continue reading

EIF puts two hydroelectric plants up for sale

Energy investment firm, now part of Ares Management, hires Goldman to lead sale process. Continue reading

Sycamore and Express end talks over leveraged buyout

Reason given was lack of favorable financing, though other factors are likely in play. Continue reading

SpiceJet shares take off after founder rescue

Ajay Singh gains board backing to team up with a unit of JPMorgan and acquire a controlling stake in the Indian airline. Continue reading

House OKs IPO help, Volcker Rule relief

Battle in House focused on CLOs holding debt companies incur after PE takeover. Continue reading

Tesco sells blinkbox, puts Dunnhumby under review

Shares in the beleaguered grocer rise sharply after its recently arrived CEO posts better-than-expected Christmas sales and announces a raft of restructuring measures. Continue reading

Fosun set to cap dealmaking run with Club Med victory

The resort operator's board is expected to back the $1.1 billion bid within days after Andrea Bonomi, teamed with KKR, pulls a rival offer. Continue reading

Coming soon: Big deals, bigger busts

Finally! Boldface buyouts, blockbuster mergers and some old LBO busts on the way in 2015. Here's a look at some of the themes and headlines likely to dominate the next 12 months. Continue reading

PetSmart to be acquired by BC Partners for $8.7B

Pushed by activist Jana Partners, retailer agrees to PE consortium buyout. Continue reading

Vertical Bridge picks up portfolio of iHeartMedia towers

The radio group run by MTV co-founder Bob Pittman acquires 411 broadcast towers for as much as $400 million. Continue reading

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