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October 26, 2012
06:10 EDTCS, WMT, LMT, SSNLF, AAPL, BRK.A, BXOn the Fly: Periodicals Wrap-Up
WALL STREET JOURNAL: Credit Suisse Group (CS) is looking to make one of its trading venues an exchange, an unusual bid that, if successful, would create the only U.S. stock exchange owned outright by a Wall Street bank. The plan centers on a trading platform called Light Pool, started last year, the Wall Street Journal reports...Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) plans to open 100 stores in the next three years in China, a slowdown from its earlier growth rates there. The company will add 18,000 jobs to the current 100,000 in China, the Wall Street Journal reports...REUTERS: Lockheed Martin (LMT) said in an SEC filing that it faced a potential termination liability of $1.1B on the F-35 fighter program unless it received additional funding for production of a sixth group of airplanes by year end, Reuters reports...Samsung (SSNLF) said it will book patent-related provisions once a U.S. court makes a ruling on its more than $1B litigation with Apple (AAPL), Reuters reports...BLOOMBERG: U.S. millionaires would rather match the stock market through an exchange-traded index fund than try to beat it using higher-fee hedge funds or billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A), Bloomberg reports...Blackstone Group (BX) Chairman Stephen Schwarzman plans to increase real estate investments in Asia after the firm raised more than $13B for a property fund, Bloomberg reports.
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July 25, 2014
11:13 EDTBXBlackstone in discussions to acquire 8 building in Italy, Bloomberg says
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July 24, 2014
11:01 EDTAAgilent signs co-marketing agreement with MRM Proteomics
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08:30 EDTBXCarlyle may be last firm in rigging suit as peers near settlement, NY Post says
Carlyle Group (CG) may soon be the only private equity firm left to settle a suit that accused it and several of its peers of conspiring to hold down deal prices and one source close to the situation said “my expectation is there will be a trial,” according to The New York Post. Bain Capital, Silver Lake and Goldman Sachs (GS) previously settled for a combined $150.5M and KKR (KKR), Blackstone (BX) and TPG Capital are expected to settle for an amount above that "within days," the report said. Reference Link
July 23, 2014
08:01 EDTBXBlackstone acquires majority stake in Service King Collision Repair Centers
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07:45 EDTBXSEC to approve money fund rules with exemptions for discount brokers, WSJ says
New money-market mutual fund rules that are expected to be approved at a Securities and Exchange Commission meeting on Wednesday will exempt discount brokers like Charles Schwab (SCHW) from some provisions, reported The Wall Street Journal. Under the SEC's planned rules, "prime" money funds that are held by corporations and institutional investors will have to abandon a fixed $1-a-share price and float in value like other mutual funds, according to the report, citing people familiar with the matter. Analysts said Schwab and other large money-fund sponsors, Vanguard and Fidelity, would do well under the plan, according to the report. Blackstone (BX) also offers money-market mutual funds. Reference Link
July 22, 2014
15:49 EDTBXBlackstone to buy majority stake in Service King from Carlyle, WSJ says
Blackstone's (BX) purchase from Carlyle Group (CG) of the majority stake in the repair chain values the company at about $650M, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing a source. Reference Link
14:25 EDTBXBlackstone to buy majority stake in Service King from Carlyle, Dow says
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July 18, 2014
07:14 EDTBXBlackstone, KKR, TPG discussing deal collusion suit settlement, Reuters says
Blackstone (BX), KKR (KKR) and TPG Capital are in discussions to settle a U.S. case accusing the firms of conspiring not to outbid one another and other buyout companies on takeovers of firms, according to Reuters, citing two people familiar with the matter. If all three companies settled, the Carlyle Group (CG) would be the only private equity company still up against a trial among 11 firms originally accused of colluding in agreements before the financial crisis occurred. Reference Link
July 17, 2014
07:27 EDTBXBlackstone buys CatalunyaCaixa loan portfolio
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07:13 EDTBXBlackstone reports total assets under management of $279B
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07:11 EDTBXBlackstone reports Q2 EPS $1.15, consensus 71c
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07:11 EDTBXBlackstone buys Catalunya Banc mortgage portfolio for $5B, Reuters says
Blackstone has purchased a large mortgage portfolio from Spain's Catalunya Banc for $5B in an agreement backed by fresh state funds as the government aims to sell the firm, reported Reuters. Reference Link
06:20 EDTAAgilent initiated with a Neutral at Citigroup
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July 16, 2014
07:10 EDTBXBlackstone, Oaktree strive for Catalunya mortgage portfolio, Reuters says
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July 11, 2014
06:50 EDTBXFriends Life disposes Lombard division to Blackstone, Reuters says
Friends Life announced that it sold its Lombard division to Blackstone for an initial consideration of $532M and said it will use a portion of the proceeds to buy-back shares, according to Reuters, citing a statement from Friends Life CEO Andy Briggs. The agreement is anticipated to be finalized in 2H14. Reference Link

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