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Latest News in Private Equity

  • July 23, 2019

    Securities Litigation Should Not Be Based On Junk Science

    Federal securities litigation should reject the junk science of the so-called Cammer factors — none of which truly help establish whether the market for a security at issue is efficient — and return to the commonsense approach of the earliest fraud-on-the-market cases, says researcher J.B Heaton.

  • July 23, 2019

    4 Firms Steer GardaWorld’s $4B Recap Deal With BC Partners

    Security services firm GardaWorld said Tuesday that members of its management team and BC Partners agreed to take over Rhône Group's majority stake in the company through a CA$5.2 billion ($3.9 billion) recapitalization deal.

  • July 22, 2019

    $6.5M Deal In Patriot National Shareholder Suit Gets First OK

    A New York federal judge greenlit a $6.5 million settlement Monday that would end investors' allegations over Patriot National Inc.'s purported failure to properly consider a $475 million takeover offer from insurance software maker Ebix Inc.

  • July 22, 2019

    Deals Rumor Mill: Blackstone, Mishcon De Reya, Apple

    Blackstone is reportedly mulling selling off a Cheniere Energy Partners stake, Mishcon de Reya LLP is said to be exploring options including a potential public offering or a stake sale, and Apple is reportedly deep in talks to buy Intel Corp.'s smartphone-modem chip unit.

  • July 22, 2019

    Livongo Ups Target For Wilson Sonsini-Led IPO To $267.5M

    Health care management platform Livongo increased its expected IPO price range on Monday, raising the Wilson Sonsini-guided offering’s expected haul to $267.5 million at midpoint.

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