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April 13, 2013
14:56 EDTBX, DELLSoutheastern hires proxy firm to fight 'go private' proposal
DELL (DELL) investor, Southeastern Asset Management, said in a regulatory filing late Friday that it has hired a proxy solicitation firm in its fight against the proposed offer by Michael Dell and other investors to take Dell private. Southeastern said it is hiring the proxy firm in the event the other two potential bidders, the Blackstone Group (BX) and Carl Icahn,do not make a competing offer. Southeastern said, "We are pleased that thus far our efforts have highlighted the opportunities at Dell and the potential for a better outcome as evidenced by the deal opposition others have voiced as well as the Icahn and Blackstone proposals. The momentum is strong, and we will continue to diligently pursue a more equitable outcome for our clients."
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March 19, 2015
07:55 EDTBXMolycorp bondholders led by Apollo close to hiring Blackstone, Bloomberg says
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06:06 EDTBXSunrun powers up for IPO later this year, WSJ reports
Sunrun, a solar-energy company, is said to be working with Credit Suisse (CS) and Goldman Sachs (GS) on a potential IPO for later this year, sources tell The Wall Street Journal, which adds that the company was valued at $1.3B as of March 2014. Other solar companies that have gone public in recent years include residential solar installers like Vivint Solar (VSLR), backed by Blackstone (BX), and SolarCity (SCTY), backed by Tesla's (TSLA) Elon Musk. Reference Link
March 18, 2015
15:22 EDTBXMolycorp creditors close to hiring Blackstone, Bloomberg says
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07:27 EDTBXFreeport seeks funding from Blackstone, Apollo, Reuters says
Freeport McMoRan (FCX) has hired Goldman Sachs (GS) and Barclays (BCS) to find private equity firms willing to finance certain of its energy projects and asset developments, reports Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter. Freeport is in talks with Blackstone (BX), Apollo (APO), and Warburg Pincus about a potential partnership. The sources say the firm may be seeking "several billion dollars," though discussions are in "very early" stages. Reference Link
07:08 EDTBXSome senior Blackstone execs may leave due to spin-off with PJT, Reuters says
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March 17, 2015
14:21 EDTBXBlackstone unlikely to lead bid for Macerich, Bloomberg says
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March 16, 2015
09:02 EDTBXRedOwl announces investment by Blackstone
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08:35 EDTBXBlackstone, 233 South Wacker confirm agreement for sale of Willis Tower
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06:10 EDTBXBlackstone buys Chicago's Willis Tower for $1.3B, WSJ reports
Blackstone executives say the firm has formed a deal to acquire the Willis Tower in Chicago for $1.3B, The Wall Street Journal reports. The deal for the former Sears Tower would be the highest price ever paid for a U.S. office tower outside of New York. Reference Link
05:53 EDTBXBlackstone looking to sell Center Parcs, The Sunday Times reports
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March 13, 2015
11:59 EDTBXREIT Zone says Macerich may see rival bid, Bloomberg reports
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08:15 EDTBXBlackstone in talks to acquire 40% stake in DLF cybercity, Economic Times says
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