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Private Equity

Private Equity Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on private equity deals and the attorneys involved. Coverage includes high-impact deals, related litigation and enforcement actions, and policy developments that affect private equity firms.



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Latest News in Private Equity

  • February 15, 2019

    US, UAE Firms Net EU Approval To Reel In Greek Fish Farms

    Manhattan-based Amerra Capital Management and an Abu Dhabi-based investment firm won European Commission approval to take control of three Greek aquaculture companies on Friday, provided they offload some of the Mediterranean fish farms and small fish hatcheries.

  • February 15, 2019

    Deals Rumor Mill: Radian, Thomas Cook, TSE

    Radian Group Inc. reportedly held unsuccessful deal talks, Thomas Cook Group PLC is mulling a sale of its airline unit, and Tokyo Commodity Exchange and the owner of the Tokyo Stock Exchange have agreed to merge.

  • February 15, 2019

    Taxation With Representation: Kirkland, McAfee, Latham

    In this week’s Taxation with Representation, Ingersoll Rand Co. lobs a $1.45 billion offer for Precision Flow Systems, Morgan Stanley takes over Solium Capital Inc. in a $900 million deal, and Toro Co. buys The Charles Machine Works Inc. for $700 million.

  • February 15, 2019

    UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

    The last week has seen the European arm of a Japanese investment bank sue a Saudi billionaire, the former prime minister of Qatar face action involving a pricey mansion and a Swiss bank file claims against executives of a defunct business group being investigated by the U.K.'s fraud watchdog. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.

  • February 15, 2019

    WilmerHale-Led Stealth Biotherapeutics Debuts With $78M IPO

    Venture capital-backed Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc. made its debut on the market Friday, one day after picking up $78 million in an initial public offering priced at the low end of the WilmerHale-led biotechnology company’s range.

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