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  • DUBAI, Nov 18- The Middle East's private equity market is trying to put its Wild West days behind it, drawing big international players for the first time since investors lost heavily when the global financial crisis hit the region. While most of the interest is focused on the stable Gulf Arab states, Western investors are still seeking risk premiums over markets...

  • *Earnings season begins to wind down this week, with 16 S&P 500 companies expected to report quarterly results, including retailers Wal-Mart and Macy's as well as network equipment maker Cisco Systems. *McDonald's Corp said worldwide sales at restaurants open at least 13 months fell 0.5 percent in October, hurt by stiff competition in the United States,...

  • *Earnings season begins to wind down this week, with 16 S&P 500 companies expected to report quarterly results, including retailers Wal-Mart and Macy's as well as network equipment maker Cisco Systems. *According to Thomson Reuters data through Friday, of 442 companies in the S&P 500 to report earnings, 74.2 percent have topped Wall Street expectations, well...

  • Nov 10- KKR& Co, which led the acquisition of oil and gas producer Samson Resources Corp for $7.2 billion in 2011 and has already sold almost half its acreage to cope with lower energy prices, plans to sell its North Dakota Bakken oil deposit worth less than $500 million as part of an ongoing downsizing plan, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Making junk-rated loans to companies that are often owned by private equity firms is a lucrative, high-margin business for major Wall Street banks. Leveraged loans accounted for $254.7 billion, or 74.7 percent, of criticized assets in the 2014 review, compared with $227 billion, or 75 percent, of criticized assets in 2013, the Federal Reserve, the Federal...

  • Nov 3- Food distributor Sysco Corp said it did not expect to complete its acquisition of US Foods Inc this year and it was still in talks with U.S. antitrust regulators to secure an approval for the deal. Shares of Sysco, which also reported better-than-expected quarterly sales and profit, fell 3 percent in early trading. Sysco said in December 2013 that it would buy...

  • Nov 3- Food distributor Sysco Corp said it did not expect to complete its acquisition of US Foods Inc this year and it was still in talks with U.S. antitrust regulators to secure an approval for the deal. Sysco said in December 2013 that it would buy US Foods for about $3.5 billion from its private equity owners, including KKR& Co.. Sysco also reported on Monday...

  • Oct 30- Apollo Global Management LLC reported a bigger-than-expected 91 percent drop in third-quarter profit on Thursday, as its private equity funds depreciated, in stark contrast to its peers, and the firm generated less cash from selling assets. A halt to the stock market rally weighed on the earnings of all of Apollo's publicly listed peers, with KKR& Co LP and...

  • Fed day: Give these guys your money Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:41 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen.

    Investors betting on rising rates and bank stocks may want to consider fund managers, especially with the Fed in no rush to push rates up.

  • Ex-Chesapeake boss McClendon backs young hedgies Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    Aubrey McClendon

    Aubrey McClendon is back in the hedge fund game, but this time he's taking a far more indirect approach with a pair of fellow Duke grads.

  • Midday movers: Deere, GrubHub, Lazard, Pfizer & more Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    NYSE New York Stock Exchange

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • NEW YORK, Oct 23- Private equity firm KKR& Co LP reported a lower-than-expected 27 percent year-on-year drop in third-quarter profit on Thursday, as its holdings appreciated more than many analysts foresaw and it generated more cash by exiting its investments. KKR's steep earnings drop was driven by a lower appreciation of its private equity investments...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 20- The top two lawmakers on the Senate's antitrust panel have urged regulators to scrutinize food distributor Sysco Corp's planned purchase of rival U.S. Foods for $3.5 billion. Sysco and U.S. Foods are the only companies with the geographic reach to offer nationwide contracts to deliver a wide variety of goods from napkins to eggs to cleaning...

  • Oct 17- Energy Future Holdings squared off against creditors in court on Friday as the bankrupt Texas power company sought approval to begin a multibillion dollar auction of its interest in Oncor, a power transmission business. The company anticipates an auction in February, and sources told Reuters potential bidders include NextEra Energy Inc of Juno Beach,...

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Oct 15- A day after China International Capital Corp's high-profile chief executive resigned, sources said on Wednesday that its chairman would also quit this year, highlighting the declining fortunes of the country's first investment bank. CICC made its name shepherding the biggest state-owned enterprises onto the Shanghai and Hong...

  • Providence Equity in talks to buy RentPath -sources Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 5:54 PM ET

    Oct 13- Providence Equity Partners LLC is in discussions with TPG Capital LP to acquire a majority stake in RentPath Inc, a real estate listings company known for its Apartment Guide and Rent.com websites, according to people familiar with the matter. Providence Equity has so far prevailed in the auction for RentPath, which attracted other private equity firms,...

  • Oct 10- A Delaware judge said Royal Bank of Canada must pay $75.8 million in damages to former shareholders of Rural/Metro because it failed to disclose conflicts of interest that tainted the $438 million buyout of the ambulance operator. Delaware Court of Chancery Vice Chancellor Travis Laster found that the value of Rural/Metro shares were $21.42 at the...

  • Leon Cooperman: Apple stock 20% undervalued Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 8:48 AM ET
    Leon Cooperman, Chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors

    Leon Cooperman, founder of hedge fund firm Omega Advisors, also tells CNBC that the stock market is fully valued and that it's not surprising to see volatility.

  • Lightning Round: Corning, Sanchez Energy & more Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Cramer's Remix: What really made the market soar Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    Although the strong jobs number was a driving force behind the rally, there was something more, says Jim Cramer.