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BlackRock Invests in UK Electric Vehicle Startup, Arrival

US funds manager BlackRock Inc. has invested $118 million in electric vehicle startup Arrival Ltd. The investment is the most Arrival has...

Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund loses $21 Billion in First Half

Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the largest of its kind in the world, posted a loss of $21 billion in the first six...
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Ares Management Raises $5 Billion for PE Funds

Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) has raised nearly $5 billion in the second quarter through its private equity funds. The Los Angeles-based...

Madison Dearborn Nears $4.5 Billion Target for Fund VIII

Madison Dearborn held its first close of its latest flagship, Madison Dearborn Capital Partners VIII, on July 23. The Chicago-based firm has...
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Blackstone to Acquire Alaska Permanent Fund Infrastructure Assets

Blackstone Group Inc. (NYS: BX) recently agreed to buy a $1 billion infrastructure investment portfolio from Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. The transaction...

PE Emerging Managers Raise Over $1 Billion in June

Private equity emerging managers raised nearly $1.3 billion in June, according to data tracked by The Buttonwood Tree. During this period, twenty-two...

Private Equity Firms Raise $8.52 Billion in June

In the month of June, private equity firms raised approximately $8.52 billion, according to data tracked by The Buttonwood Tree.
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Nordic Capital Raises Latest Private Equity Fund with €5 Billion Target

Nordica Capital is raising its tenth private equity fund with a €5 billion target, according to pension fund documents from the Massachusetts...

PE Emerging Managers Rake in $4.5 Billion in April

Private equity emerging managers had a successful campaign during April, raising nearly $4.5 billion, according to data tracked by The Buttonwood Tree....
KKR Raises 1.3 billion Global Impact Fund

KKR Raises $1.3 Billion for Global Impact Fund

Today, KKR raises a record $1.3 Billion for their new Global Impact Fund, the largest of its kind. The fund is focused...

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New High Yield Bond Ratings October 12 – October 16, 2020

At least 15 companies received downgrades or revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of October 12 – October 16,...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: October 12 – October 16, 2020

At least three major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of October...
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Wells Fargo Fires Over 100 Employees for Coronavirus Relief Fraud

Wells Fargo (WFC) fired over 100 employees for allegedly defrauding a coronavirus relief program from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
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BlackRock Invests in UK Electric Vehicle Startup, Arrival

US funds manager BlackRock Inc. has invested $118 million in electric vehicle startup Arrival Ltd. The investment is the most Arrival has...

COVID-19 and Wildfires Test Mettle of California Wineries

COVID-19 has caused a surge in alcohol-related purchases, but it has also challenged many California wineries, which have had to change the...

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Ant Group’s IPO Set to be One of the Biggest in History

On August 25, China-based finance platform Ant Group filed for what would be one of the biggest IPOs in history.

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: July 20 – July 24, 2020

At least five new companies have either filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of July...

New High Yield Bond Ratings August 24 – August 28, 2020

At least 20 companies received downgrades or revisions on high yield bond ratings during the week of August 24 – August 28,...

Owner of Men’s Wearhouse, Jos A. Bank Files for Bankruptcy

Tailored Brands, Inc., the parent company of clothing chains Men's Wearhouse and Jos A. Bank announced this week that it filed for...

New Chapter 11 Filings, Disclosures: October 5 – October 9, 2020

At least five major companies have either filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection or defaulted on loans during the week of October...