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  • Sept 11- KKR& Co and Apollo Global Management are seeking to acquire General Electric Co's inventory finance arm, Bloomberg reported on Friday. Bloomberg said GE could select a buyer for the unit by the end of the month. GE said in April it would seek to sell some $200 billion of its GE Capital assets as it moves away from financial services and focuses more on...

  • Sept 11- KKR& Co and Apollo Global Management are seeking to acquire General Electric Co's inventory finance arm, Bloomberg reported on Friday. Bloomberg said GE could select a buyer for the unit by the end of the month. GE said in April it would seek to sell some $200 billion of its GE Capital assets as it moves away from financial services and focuses more on...

  • How to play a Fed rate hike: Experts Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 4:28 PM ET
    Federal Reserve building, Washington.

    Here's what investors should do if the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, three experts said Friday.

  • Sept 10- U.S. diversified manufacturer 3 M Co said on Thursday it was exploring a sale or spinoff of its healthcare data and software business. The decision comes as Chief Executive Officer Inge Thulin reviews 3 M's broad business portfolio, which includes Post-it notes as well as adhesives, abrasives and other products for a variety of industries.

  • *Foreign private equity funds have recently raised Asia funds. "What's unique here is MBK has been able to step up to something of a scale that was unprecedented for an Asia fund," said Oliver Stratton at consultancy firm Alvarez& Marsal. Kim grabbed the spotlight in 2013 with the purchase of ING's South Korean business for $1.5 billion, an auction that drew interest...

  • Sept 9- Payment processor First Data Corp plans to seek at least $2.5 billion in its initial public offering, making it the largest U.S. IPO this year, Bloomberg reported. Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, BofA Merrill Lynch Barclays and Credit Suisse are among the underwriters to the IPO.

  • *U.S. private equity firm to buy 24.9 pct of Marshall Wace. LONDON/ BENGALURU, Sept 9- American private equity firm KKR& Co is buying a stake in European hedge fund operator Marshall Wace, raising its bets on the rapidly growing $3 trillion industry. KKR will acquire a 24.9 percent stake in the London- based company, one of Europe's biggest hedge fund operators with $22...

  • Sept 9- Private equity firm KKR& Co LP said it would acquire a 24.9 percent stake in London- based hedge fund Marshall Wace LLP. KKR, which did not disclose the value of the cash and common units deal, has the option to raise its stake to 39.9 percent. Marshall Wace had over $22 billion in assets under management as of Aug. 1.

  • ATHENS, Sept 7- Turned down for a 10,000 euro loan, George Sarris is one of hundreds of thousands of small business owners shunned by Greek banks. Pointing to the parliament building overlooking his small cafe in Athens' Syntagma Square, the 35- year-old blames Greece's turbulent politics for the troubles of its banking system. This is the background against...

  • Private equity firm Apax Parners LLP, the owner of One Call Care, plans to submit a binding offer later this month to Helios' owners, buyout firms Kelso& Company and Stone Point Capital LLC, the people said this week. Apax faces competition for Helios from other private equity firms, including Hellman& Friedman LLC and TPG Capital LP, the people added, asking not to be...

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, Sept 2- Tesco has picked private equity firm MBK Partners as preferred bidder to buy its South Korean unit for as much as $6.6 billion, sources said, as the British supermarket retreats from overseas and focuses on revitalising its domestic business. In what would be the largest-ever private equity deal in Asia, MBK bid around 7.8 trillion won, one...

  • *Expected to be largest PE deal in Asia. SEOUL/ HONG KONG, Sept 2- British retailer Tesco PLC has picked private equity firm MBK Partners as preferred bidder to buy its South Korean unit, people with direct knowledge of the process said, in a deal that could be valued at as much as $6.6 billion. MBK beat out bids from a combination of buyout firms Affinity Equity Partners...

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, Sept 2- British retailer Tesco PLC has picked private equity firm MBK Partners as preferred bidder to buy its South Korean unit, two people with direct knowledge of the process said, in what is set to be the largest ever private equity deal in Asia. Seoul- based MBK, one of the largest Asia- based private equity firms, is backed in its bid for Tesco's South...

  • Every little helps: Temasek, MBK to bid for Tesco unit Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 11:33 PM ET
    A general view of a Tesco supermarket in Glasgow, Scotland

    Private equity firm MBK Partners and Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings are bidding for Tesco's South Korea arm.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 27- Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings Ltd has partnered Asia- focused private equity firm MBK Partners to bid for the South Korea arm of British supermarket operator Tesco PLC, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. It is vying against Carlyle Group LP and a consortium comprising Affinity Equity Partners and KKR& Co, Reuters...

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, Aug 25- British retailer Tesco has received three separate binding bids for its South Korean unit from a consortium of Affinity Equity Partners and KKR& Co, Carlyle Group LP, and MBK Partners, people familiar with the matter said. Homeplus, as Tesco's South Korean unit is called, MBK Partners, KKR, Affinity and Carlyle declined to comment.

  • SEOUL/ HONG KONG, Aug 21- Private equity firms have formed three separate teams to bid for Tesco's South Korean business valued at about $6 billion, four people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday, in what is tipped as Asia's biggest ever private equity deal. Asia- based Affinity Equity Partners has linked up with U.S. private equity firm KKR& Co, while Carlyle...

  • Oil's slump will end in panic liquidation: Gartman Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 6:15 PM ET
    Dennis Gartman

    Oil's bear market will end once several bankruptcies hit and acquisitions occur, Dennis Gartman said Wednesday.

  • This Silicon Valley darling is banking on Wall St Wednesday, 19 Aug 2015 | 3:18 PM ET
    Aaron Levie, CEO, Box

    Box still sheds money, but the cloud computing company's CEO believes some New York City digs will help it grind out a profit.

  • KKR's Samson in restructuring plan via Chapter 11 Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 9:10 AM ET
    Oil crude oil

    KKR's Samson Resources said it finalized a restructuring plan that it expects to implement under a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.