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  • March 26- Texas power generator Energy Future Holdings Corp is making a last ditch effort to reach a debt-restructuring deal with creditors before it seeks bankruptcy protection, the Wall Street Journal said, quoting sources familiar with the matter. EFH, formerly TXU Corp, was the largest generator in Texas, before a $45 billion buyout in 2007..

  • NEW YORK, March 26- Carlyle Group LP is considering buying a traditional money manager to broaden its own investment platform, as the private equity firm tries to attract more retail investors and achieve the higher stock market valuation commanded by such managers, according to sources familiar with the situation.

  • Apollo Global President Marc Spilker to step down Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    Private equity firm Apollo Global Management said Marc Spilker would step down as president and member of the executive committee.

  • March 20- Private equity and asset management firm Apollo Global Management LLC said Marc Spilker would step down as president and member of the executive committee. Spilker, 49, graduated with degree in economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • March 18- Stock market index provider MSCI Inc said it would sell influential governance unit Institutional Shareholder Services to private equity firm Vestar Capital Partners for $364 million to focus on its risk investment products and services business.

  • March 18- Stock market index provider MSCI Inc said it would sell proxy advisory unit Institutional Shareholder Services to private-equity firm Vestar Capital Partners for $364 million to focus on its risk investment products and services business.

  • 'Beware' the UK IPO flurry fueled by private equity Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 5:54 AM ET
    London Stock Exchange

    The U.K. IPO market is in rude health, but analysts warn investors should be wary of "opportunistic" private equity firms offloading firms.

  • March 9- A Delaware judge said Royal Bank of Canada should be held liable to former shareholders of Rural/Metro Corp because it failed to disclose conflicts of interest that tainted the $438 million buyout of the ambulance operator.

  • March 7- U.S. medical devices maker Biomet Inc filed with U.S. regulators on Friday to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of its common shares as its private equity owners look to cash out. The company, which was taken private for $11.4 billion in 2007, said BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan were the lead underwriters to the offering.

  • March 6- Safeway Inc, the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator, said private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management would acquire the company in a deal valued at about $9.4 billion. The offer price of $40 per share represents a premium of 1.3 percent to Safeway's Thursday closing stock price of $39.47 on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • HONG KONG, March 5- The volume of M&A activity in South Korea has posted its strongest start to the year since 2008, rising 18 percent to date and dominated by a spate of private equity dealmaking.

  • NEW YORK, March 3- Loral Space& Communications Inc has hired boutique investment bank Perella Weinberg Partners to advise its independent directors as it explores a potential sale of the company, people close to the matter said on Monday.

  • March 3- Apollo Global Management LLC Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Leon Black received $369.4 million in dividends and pay from his private equity and credit investment firm in 2013, up 105 percent from 2012, a regulatory filing showed on Monday.

  • Feb 28- Blackstone Group LP Chief Executive Stephen Schwarzman's earnings from dividends and pay soared by 75 percent to $374.5 million in 2013, underpinning his firm's strong profits in real estate, private equity, credit and hedge funds, the company's annual report showed on Friday.

  • Feb 27- The founders of private equity firm Carlyle Group LP each received $92.9 million in dividends and salaries in 2013, a regulatory filing showed, up from $57.6 million in 2012..

  • Wall Street gears up to spend big on 2014 election Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 3:19 PM ET
    From left: Paul Singer and Tom Steyer

    Some of the biggest names on Wall Street are quietly preparing to do battle over elections this year.

  • Europe's initial public offering market is on track for its busiest start to the year as private equity companies seek to capitalize on demand.

  • KKR to acquire National Vision for $1 billion Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    A file picture of eyeglasses on display.

    Private equity firm KKR & Co said it would acquire National Vision from buyout firm Berkshire Partners in a deal worth nearly $1 billion.

  • Early movers: VZ, JNJ, TRV, FRX, HAL, JPM & more Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • AB InBev to buy Korean brewer for $5.8 billion Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 12:53 AM ET

    Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery for $5.8 billion including debt, regaining ownership of a key Asian asset.