Bain Capital raises $7.3 billion for new buyout fund

Bain Capital already has begun investing from its eleventh fund.

FORTUNE — Bain Capital has closed its eleventh flagship private equity fund with $7.3 billion in capital commitments, according to a source close to the Boston-based firm. 239 more words

Term Sheet

Tweet from Mitt Romney's Son, to Harry Reid, on Tax Day

Hey @SenatorReid here’s a shot of @MittRomney paying taxes. Does it every year. It’s how you get your paycheck. pic.twitter.com/DwSMXzYhuR

— Josh Romney (@joshromney) April 15, 2014


Private equity thinks that kosher could be the new organic

Manischewitz, an iconic producer of kosher food, changed ownership yesterday for only the third time since the company was founded in 1888. It is being bought by Sankaty Advisors, a subsidiary of private equity firm Bain Capital, … 518 more words

Successful Starry Starry Night

On Saturday, April 29th, City Year New Hampshire welcomed more than 250 business and civic leaders and citizens from across the state, and raised more than $200,000 at Starry Starry Night at the Wentworth by the Sea hotel! 114 more words

Manchester, NH

City Year South Africa's 2014 Opening Day & Red Jacket Ceremony

City Year South Africa Welcomes Its 2014 Corps

On Friday, the City Year South Africa 2014 corps burst through the doors of our event space, generously donated to us by Bain Capital, and got the proceedings started with a truly South African version of City Year’s PT. 317 more words

Another Inconvenient Truth

Our two Foreign Exchange students (sisters – 1 year each) came from Culiacan Mexico.  Their father Humberto, was a Sinaloa legislator with a sweet demeanor and sharp mind.   4,238 more words


Musical Instruments: "Victims of The Parasite Economy"

 “This story isn’t about a big box music chain, but how a small number of citizens can subvert every product made, every job offered, and every purchase decision – and how we can regain control of our lives, starting with the musical instrument industry.” 676 more words