Topics: Buyouts

Famous University to Unload Over $2bn of Funds

Famous University to Unload Over $2bn of Funds

One of the world’s most famous universities, Harvard University, is close to selling its private equity holdings. The university is also planning to unload some of its venture capital and real estate funds at the same time. According to the reports, the assets the university is looking to unload are worth well over $2 billion.   Plans are emerging about [...]

Australia’s Fairfax Media Targeted by Private Equity

Australia’s Fairfax Media Targeted by Private ...

Private equity firm TPG Capital is looking to make a move on the Australian Fairfax Media Ltd. The news of a possible bid broke out on Wednesday and the shares in Fairfax Media saw an immediate boost. However, TPG might not have set its eyes on the whole organisation and a possible sale might result in the breakup of the [...]

Private Equity Firm TPG Capital Near To Closing a $2 Billion Deal

Private Equity Firm TPG Capital Near To Closing a $2...

TPG Capital is close to securing a deal to buy the commercial property brokerage Cushman & Wakefield. The deal would see the creation of one of the world’s largest real estate service companies, as the private equity group would merge the company with DTZ Group. It’s reported the deal could be worth around $2 billion. Breaking the Rumours Bloomberg was [...]

Accor Announces Billion Dollar Hotels Buyout

Accor Announces Billion Dollar Hotels Buyout

This week’s buyout of the week is actually a “buy back” in the sense that Accor, a major player in the hospitality industry, announced it would acquire for USD 1.23 billion 97 hotels from real estate fund managers (that act and finance activity in much the same way that PE funds do), the same investors that acquired the hotels from [...]