This is particularly true if the entrepreneur knows of a business colleague who has successfully attracted an injection of capital from a private equity firm
with which to expand her operation, or perhaps of another who has taken his chips off the table altogether and is now sailing around the Med on a 45-foot yacht.
US private equity firms
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (NYSE:KKR) and TPG Capital are considering a joint bid for the ailing wine business of Australian alcohol producer Foster's (ASX:FGL), the Australian Financial Review reported today.
A LEADING city academic has said it won't necessarily be a bad thing if private equity firms
take over Jaguar and Land Rover.
You used to be able to go to Dubuque and make contact with the locals there, and you'd have a chance to see a deal," says David Lobel, a managing partner and cofounder of Sentinel Capital Partners in New York, a private equity firm
that invests mainly in middle-market companies.
Private equity has also sought out start-up companies, such Greenlight Re, a Cayman Islands' reinsurer funded by New York City-based private equity firm
Greenlight Capital Inc.
SPB Partners is a Las Vegas-based private equity firm
The transaction highlights how private equity firms
can utilize sale-leaseback financing to build their portfolio of companies and effectively convert these real estate assets into capital to complete their acquisitions.
Price is alluding to the many private equity firms
with talent, expertise and track records of successful investment partnerships.
Ecock commented, "I am thrilled to be joining Welsh Carson, which is viewed by many in the industry as the premier private equity firm
in the healthcare sector.
is a real estate private equity firm
headquartered in Philadelphia with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Atlanta, and Baltimore.
on its recent sale to Emerald Waste Services, LLC, a portfolio company of the private equity firm
WHI Capital Partners.
We recognize that the appropriate view of a client relationship with a private equity firm
includes the services Grant Thornton LLP provides to the private equity firm
, its portfolio companies and other related entities," said Cal Hackeman, a national managing partner with one of Grant Thornton's leading industry groups and the national leader of this new initiative.