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Wiser has created a specially tailored email digest to help you stay up-to-date with the latest private equity news. It contains articles from the best sources on the internet. Private equity is a market that continues to grow as investors increasingly seek opportunities that offer better returns than other forms of investment. Private equity companies make investments in business that are not listed on the stock market, or investments that result in a business being de-listed. They then work to improve and develop the company to either sell it at a profit or institute an IPO. Venture capital investments and growth investments are two categories of private equity investments that are continuing to grow. The free Wiser private equity news email brings you the latest information on the industry, including analysis and details of recent buyouts or exits. The articles come from the best resources on the internet and are delivered in an easy to read format.

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Toys 'R' Us makes announcement about UK stores after filing for bankruptcy
Yorkshire Post - Community Feed • Alex Evans
With new fund, Cove Hill looks to find the next Domino’s
Nation's Restaurant News • Jonathan Maze
PE-backed Covercraft is acquiring GT Covers
peHub News • Iris Dorbian
Private equity, Apple apps and Amazon share blame for Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy
MarketWatch • Tonya Garcia
The Toys R Us bankruptcy is clobbering 3 giant asset managers (KKR, VNO)
Business Insider • Alex Morrell
EXCLUSIVE-Toshiba flips back to favouring Western Digital group for chip unit sale-sources
Daily Mail • Reuters
NVCA files suit against Trump Administration’s delay of International Entrepreneur Rule
peHub News • Mark Boslet
Exclusive: Toshiba flips back to favoring Western Digital group for chip unit sale - sources
Reuters • Kentaro Hamada
IGP-backed SPL acquires American Measurement Services
peHub News • Iris Dorbian
PE investment in realty to exceed $4 b in 2017: Knight Frank report
The Hindu Business Line • Our Bureau
 
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Bain Capital, Currencies
Toys 'R' Us makes announcement about UK stores after filing for bankruptcy
Yorkshire Post - Community FeedAlex Evans
Toys'R'Us has assured its stores will remain open after filing for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada ahead of the crucial festive season amid mammoth debts and increasing online competition. America's largest toy stores chain, which has around 1,600 stores worldwide...
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Bain Capital, Private Equity
With new fund, Cove Hill looks to find the next Domino’s
Nation's Restaurant NewsJonathan Maze
This post is part of the On the Margin blog. It’s safe to say that Andrew Balson knows a thing or two about big restaurant buyouts. Balson joined Bain Capital in 1996 and was with the private equity firm in 1998 when...
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Auto Industry, Private Equity
PE-backed Covercraft is acquiring GT Covers
peHub NewsIris Dorbian
Covercraft, a portfolio company of Century Park Capital Partners, is buying Aurora, Colorado-based GT Covers, a maker of vehicle seat covers. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE AURORA, CO: Covercraft Industries, LLC (“Covercraft”) announced today that it is acquiring GT Covers...
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Amazon.com Inc, Bain Capital
Private equity, Apple apps and Amazon share blame for Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy
MarketWatchTonya Garcia
Amazon.com Inc., of course, shares some of the blame for Toys ‘R’ Us Inc.’s bankruptcy filing. However, experts say there are a number of reasons why the toy retailer filed chapter 11, some that go back for years indicating the company was...
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Bain Capital, Finance
The Toys R Us bankruptcy is clobbering 3 giant asset managers (KKR, VNO)
Business InsiderAlex Morrell
A trio of the world's foremost asset managers have taken a bath on their ill-fated buyout of Toys R Us, which filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday. KKR, Bain Capital, and Vornado Realty Trust acquired the toy retailer in a $7.5 billion leveraged...
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Bain Capital, Mitt Romney
EXCLUSIVE-Toshiba flips back to favouring Western Digital group for chip unit sale-sources
Daily MailReuters
By Kentaro Hamada and Taro Fuse TOKYO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp is shifting back toward selling its prized semiconductor unit to a group backed by joint venture partner Western Digital Corp, just days after saying it was leaning toward a...
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Economic Policy, Homeland Security
NVCA files suit against Trump Administration’s delay of International Entrepreneur Rule
peHub NewsMark Boslet
The National Venture Capital Association and a handful of startups and foreign entrepreneurs filed suit Tuesday challenging the Trump Administration’s delay of the International Entrepreneur Rule. The suit, filed in Washington, D.C. federal court, asks that the Department of Homeland Security’s delay...
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Bain Capital, Mitt Romney
Exclusive: Toshiba flips back to favoring Western Digital group for chip unit sale - sources
ReutersKentaro Hamada
TOKYO () - Toshiba Corp (6502.T) is shifting back toward selling its prized semiconductor unit to a group backed by joint venture partner Western Digital Corp (WDC.O), just days after saying it was leaning toward a rival bid including a South Korean...
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Accounting, Finance
IGP-backed SPL acquires American Measurement Services
peHub NewsIris Dorbian
SPL, which is backed by Industrial Growth Partners, has acquired the business and assets of American Measurement Services. No financial terms were disclosed. AMS is a provider of critical measurement services for the oil and gas industry in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas....
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Finance, Investment Industry
PE investment in realty to exceed $4 b in 2017: Knight Frank report
The Hindu Business LineOur Bureau
Shift seen from residential to office, retail assets Hyderabad, September 19: Private equity investment in Indian real estate is estimated to exceed $4 billion this year, according to a report by Knight Frank India. Samantak Das, Chief Economist and National Director- Research,...
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