Crocs wants to go private and is talking with several private equity firms, including Blackstone. Its shares gained more than 9 percent.» Read More
Stock index futures were lower Tuesday ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, which market watchers expect will lead to new measures to ease monetary policy.
Expect to see highly leveraged, profitless deals as private equity looks to exit into a market that appears interested mostly in the trade, not the company.
Stocks skidded Thursday, led by financials after JPMorgan's earnings failed to impress analysts and a pair of weak manufacturing reports.
Stocks trimmed some of its earlier losses but remained lower Thursday, led by financials, following a pair of tepid manufacturing reports that overshadowed strong earnings results from JPMorgan.
Shares of KKR, the parent of private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, are finally trading on the New York Stock Exchange, three years after it initially sought the US listing.
Citigroup is in talks with private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts on funding for the purchase of some of the leveraged loans on its balance sheet, the Financial Times reported on its Web site.