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Latest News in Private Equity

  • May 23, 2024

    Hargreaves Lansdown Snubs £4.7B Bid From CVC, Abu Dhabi

    The board of Hargreaves Lansdown said Thursday that it has rejected a proposed £4.7 billion ($6 billion) takeover offer from a consortium of private equity companies, including CVC and the sovereign wealth fund of Abu Dhabi.

  • May 22, 2024

    Activist Investor Must Face Exxon's Suit Over Proxy Proposal

    A Texas federal judge Wednesday refused to dismiss an Exxon Mobil Corp. lawsuit against a U.S.-based activist investor over a now-withdrawn shareholder proposal concerning climate change, saying it isn't certain they won't refile their proposal in the future.

  • May 22, 2024

    Skadden, Latham Lead Specialty Insurer's Upsized $128M IPO

    Private equity-backed insurer Bowhead Specialty Holdings Inc. on Wednesday priced an upsized $128 million initial public offering above its planned price range, represented by Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and underwriters' counsel Latham & Watkin LLP, marking the first sizable insurance IPO of 2024.

  • May 22, 2024

    Paul Hastings Leads Kayne Anderson Unit's $100M IPO

    An affiliate of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors has announced it raised roughly $100 million in an initial public offering, with Paul Hastings LLP advising the company and Ropes & Gray LLP representing the underwriters, joining a handful of similar specialty investment vehicles that have gone public in 2024.

  • May 22, 2024

    Archegos Exec Says Founder Didn't Direct Him To Lie

    The former director of risk management for Archegos told a Manhattan federal jury on Wednesday that the collapsed hedge fund's founder never instructed him to lie to banks in order to finance trading activity, as a defense lawyer sought to poke holes in the government's fraud case.

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