Oct 1- VWR Corp, a provider of laboratory supplies and services, priced its initial public offering at $21 per share, below the price range it had previously indicated, raising $536 million. VWR, backed by private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners LLC, had said last month it expected its common stock to price between $22 and $25 per share. The company was sold by...» Read More
Private equity firm KKR & Co said it would acquire National Vision from buyout firm Berkshire Partners in a deal worth nearly $1 billion.
Legally troubled hedge fund manager Phil Falcone officially has help to salvage his once-$23 billion Harbinger Capital Partners.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' stock surge likely has a big victim: David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital.
Asian Century Quest Capital is down to less than $100 million in assets following client redemptions and tepid performance.
Apex Capital wrote a scathing letter on Feb. 3 to the board of MicroStrategy, calling for a new CEO and various corporate changes.
Billionaire investor William Ackman's fund surged 3.8 percent in January, handily beating the stock market's decline and taking some of the sting away from last year, when losing trades involving J.C. Penney and Herbalife dragged on his fund's performance.
David Tepper is not on Twitter, but other hedge fund managers are.
Daniel Loeb's hedge fund will be losing Rhode Island as a client after the state's pension fund found his Third Point too risky.
Bernard Beal, a prominent municipal bond underwriter who founded M.R. Beal, has moved to Blaylock Robert Van.
Goldman Sachs and hedge fund billionaire John Arnold have funded the largest ever social impact bond.
The family of the NFL's Roger Goodell includes a maverick U.S. senator, the COO of a large hedge fund and the general counsel of a major company.
A rising hedge fund star has made a big bet on Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba, believing the company will be worth at least $200 billion.
Hedge fund manager Paul Singer is "shocked" by Bitcoin's rise, especially given gold's fall.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer feels for the poor but thinks increasing minimum wages is a terrible idea.
A Washington-based alternative asset manager has made its second investment from its Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund.
JANA Partners, Barry Rosenstein's $8 billion activist hedge fund firm, has a new target: energy industry equipment maker Cameron International Corp.
There's a slice of private equity that isn't too concerned about valuations: Middle market firms that focus on small and mid-sized companies.
By day, Chris Solarz analyzes hedge funds. By night and weekends, Solarz is a serial world record setter in feats of extreme endurance.
"Results are running light, and negative announcements have been off the hook," one analyst said amid a spate of disappointing reports.
A small group of alternative investment funds are now using video to sell themselves.