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Private Equity

Apollo, Silver Lake Provide Expedia With Voucher

By Chris Nolter
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Published: May 6th, 2020
The online travel group raised $1.2 billion through a sale of preferred stock to Apollo and Silver Lake. Expedia is also raising $2 billion in debt.
Mergers & Acquisitions

B. Riley Registers New SPAC

By Bill Meagher
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Published: April 29th, 2020
The Los Angeles investment bank has returned to the special purpose sector sponsoring its second SPAC, B. Riley Principal Merger Corp. II.
Private Equity

Insight Partners Raises Its Largest Fund

By Steve Gelsi
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Published: April 15th, 2020
Marking 25 years as a growth equity firm, Insight Partners closes its eleventh fund with a commitment of $9.5 billion from LPs.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Blackstone, Alnylam Ink Collaboration Deal

By Armie Margaret Lee
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Published: April 15th, 2020
As part of the agreement, Blackstone will pay $1 billion to purchase 50% of Alnylam’s royalties and commercial milestones for inclisiran, an investigational cholesterol treatment.
Private Equity

Chuck E. Cheese Forms Restructuring Committee

By David Elman
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Published: April 13th, 2020
The Apollo Global-backed restaurant company names former Milbank restructuring attorney Paul Aronzon to head the committee as it deals with fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mergers & Acquisitions

Checkmarx Sale Reflects Demand for Application Security Testing

By Chris Nolter
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Published: March 20th, 2020
Along with Hellman &Friedman, companies such Synopsys, Japan’s NTT and Microsoft's GitHub have acquired application security testing companies as trends in cyber attacks and regulation.
Private Equity

Tri-Point to Liquidate After Bidder Walks Away

By David Elman
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Published: March 19th, 2020
The First Reserve-backed oilfield services company files for Chapter 11 to wind down after market conditions lead a bidder to cease due diligence.