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July 22, 2014
14:25 EDTCG, BXBlackstone to buy majority stake in Service King from Carlyle, Dow says
Blackstone's (BX) purchase of the majority stake in the repair chain values the company at about $650M, according to Dow Jones, citing a source.
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August 30, 2015
21:43 EDTCGCarlyle Group explores sale of Landmark Aviation for $1.7B, Reuters says
Carlyle Group has been exploring a sale of Landmark Aviation in a deal that could be valued as high as $1.7B, Reuters reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Sources said Carlyle initially considered a public listing, but began considering an outright sale over the last few months. Reference Link
August 28, 2015
07:31 EDTCGCarlyle in takeover talks with Innovation Group, Sky News reports
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06:56 EDTCGCarlyle has little luck with hedge funds, WSJ reports
Carlyle Group has often seen the hazards of running hedge funds, with its Carlyle Capital fund becoming a harbinger for the 2008 financial crisis and its Blue Wave Partners hedge fund ending abruptly a few months later, the New York Times says. As recently as last week, the company announced that its credit-focused hedge fund Claren Road Asset Management faced roughly $2B in investor redemption requests, the report says. Though the company makes money in its core buyout business as well as in other areas, its track record with hedge funds has been murky at best, the report says. Reference Link
August 26, 2015
07:39 EDTBXPiper Jaffray lowers estimates for asset managers below consensus
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06:19 EDTBXBlackstone seeking commercial properties in China, WSJ reports
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August 25, 2015
19:48 EDTBXWirecard joins bidding for Worldpay with $9.4B offer, Bloomberg says
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06:16 EDTCGKKR, Carlyle bid for Tesco's South Korean unit, Reuters reports
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August 21, 2015
17:28 EDTBXBlackstone acquires majority stake in Stearns Holdings
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07:36 EDTCGKKR, Affinity teaming up to bid for Tesco's South Korean unit, Reuters reports
KKR (KKR) is teaming up with Affinity Equity Partners to bid for Tesco's (TSCDY) South Korean unit, Reuters reports, citing sources. Another bidder, Carlyle (CG), is teaming up with Singapore's GIC, the sources say. The Tesco unit is valued at about $6B. Reference Link
August 20, 2015
18:59 EDTBX, CGGoogle, Amazon, private equity compete for Indian data center unit, ET says
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06:10 EDTBXWeather Channel said to hire banks to explore sale, Bloomberg reports
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August 18, 2015
06:53 EDTCG, BXPrivate equity firms dominate bidding for Airbus defense assets, Bloomberg says
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August 17, 2015
17:20 EDTCGCarlyle Group sees Q3 impairment charge of $100M-$175M
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17:15 EDTCGCarlyle Group's Claren Road seeing withdrawals of 48% of assets, Bloomberg says
According to a person with knowledge of the matter, investors in Carlyle Group's Claren Road Asset Management asked to withdraw about 48% of the hedge fund's $4.1B in assets following losses this year, Bloomberg reports. Reference Link
14:55 EDTCGCarlyle Group's Claren Road seeing withdrawals of 48% of assets, Bloomberg says
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