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Tag Archives: Private Equity

Goldman Sachs wins $6 bln in Treasury auction, prices up | Bailout Insight

The infamous Maiden Lane II securities were mostly picked up by Goldman Sachs yesterday and according to Busness Week, the FINRA Trace suggests Goldman Sachs will not be giving it … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · 5 Comments

This week’s investment buzz and inspiration | Deal Insight

Misys adds to Temenos Even as business in the banking sector remains tenuous, banking product makers upped the ante with a $3 bln planned merger price for a $1.5 bln … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 3 Comments

TPG offers to be Olympus' White Knight! with $1 bln investment | Advantage Dealbook

TPG had also shown interest in saving bankrupt American Airlines this week. It has experience in aviation tunraround, having worked with AMR’s Tom Horton earlier to help Japan Airlines’ turn … Continue reading

January 14, 2012

Goldman Sachs reports loss of traders, Volcker Rule gets stomach aches from venture county

Obama’s cash kitty reached $68 mln for the election bid, a good score even as Warren Buffet hoped the Republicans would help pay back the debt after his offer. Benchmark reviews … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 4 Comments

This week's investment banking buzz and inspiration | Advantage Dealbook

Ocean Tankers – We’ll take Natural gas consignments The problems in Straits of Hormuz apart , comapring revenues from oil and gas containers on the high seas shows analysts in … Continue reading

January 4, 2012

Goldman Sachs' hush hush change at the top

  Lloyd Blankfein may well continue as President of Goldman Sachs 2nd ed.. The company’s Operating model is in the process of going through a change at the top. The bank … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 9 Comments

This week's investment buzz and inspiration | Advantage Dealbook

Zynga vs Michael Kohrs, anyone? A no contest as Zynga’s multitude of institutional investors including mid market PE funds who actually sold into the offer and Kleiner Perkins’ Bing Jordan … Continue reading

December 19, 2011 · 6 Comments

Facebook's 500 shareholders | Advantage Dealbook

Are you one of the eager ones wanting to trade Facebook after the IPO? You can do so right now as long as the company does not file for one … Continue reading

December 16, 2011 · 5 Comments

Foreign Banks in India: India a good FDI destination again

As HSBC , Citi and SCB continue to target large private banking accounts in India they are unlikely to step up price wars in retail as all 3 are struggling … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · 3 Comments

Will KKR sell its Schustermann legacy?

With Robert Kravis investing billions into shale, this time closer to his birth town in Tulsa OK, he may not follow his earlier penchant for selling off his shale, as … Continue reading

November 26, 2011 · 1 Comment