KKR Buys Largest Ambulance Service for $2.4B
The combination of American Medical Response and KKR's Air Medical will transport more than five million patients per year.
What Makes an Ideal Private Equity CFO?
A recruiter gives deep detail on the thought processes of P.E. firms looking to hire a finance chief within their portfolio.
Blackstone Misses Estimates, AUM Hits Record
The buyout firm's economic net income rose 36% in Q2 but gains from real estate were offset by a 51% drop in credit investment earnings.
Why Technology Companies Should Consider Divestments
Divestment of non-core units is an effective way to streamline the business and free up capital to support growth.
Apollo Bets on Golf Revival With ClubCorp Buy
The PE powerhouse will pay $1.1 billion for ClubCorp's golf, country, and sports clubs, which serve 430,000 members.
Staples to Go Private for Nearly $7B
The office supply chain company is seeking to pivot after its failed bid for Office Depot.
Payless Probing Dividend Payments to PE Firms
The bankrupt retailer's investigation could result in legal claims against the firms that acquired it in a 2012 leveraged buyout.
KKR to Invest $150 Million in Pandora
"We have positioned the company to evaluate any potential strategic alternatives, including a sale," a Pandora director says.
This Year’s Interest Rate Hikes Won’t Stifle M&A
A number of other coinciding economic factors likely ensure that 2017 will be another strong year for dealmaking.
Sealed Air Sells Cleaning Businesses for $3.2B
The sale to private-equity firm Bain Capital will allow Sealed Air to focus on its food, product and medical packaging businesses.
CFO Brings ‘New Thinking’ to Private Equity Portfolio Firm
Thirteen-year-old company must start making decisions with a larger-company mentality, says the new finance chief, a private equity veteran.