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Our reflexive googling of scary health symptoms is a billion-dollar business for a private-equity giant

Diagnosis: Takeover.

Health information portal WebMD has sold itself to private equity group KKR, for $2.8 billion. That values the company’s shares near an all-time high since its listing in 2005, which is good going for a firm that tried and failed to sell itself… 215 more words

4 stocks this week (Buyouts) [7 Jul 2017]: GLP; M1; Croesus RTrust; UEL

(Source: dollarsandsense.sg)

Market Sentiments

This week, markets movements were at a minimum. Singapore’s Straits Times Index (STI) rose marginally, by about 2.5 points, to 3229.01 points, taking its gains to 12.1% for the year. 1,020 more words

Money Matters

Staples Is Being Bought for $6.9 Billion

Sycamore Partners said on Wednesday it would acquire U.S. office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion, a rare bet by a private equity firm this year in the U.S. 436 more words


BlackBerry 'likely' to become a takeover target: report

Correction: This article has been edited to reflect the correct value of the sale of Israeli startup Mobileye to Intel: It was worth $15 billion. 585 more words


SMA Cueline - The Modern Day Buyout

I wrote the following article in 2015 for the UK Stage Management Association publication Cueline.

The Modern Day Buyout

The rise of the buyout contract has been significant to many of our working lives in recent years. 1,235 more words

Stage Manager

Another one bites the dust...

New broke last week that Wicked Weed had been assimilated by the Borg acquired by AB InBev’s High End division.  As expected, backlash has been swift and severe.   911 more words

Local Brewery

Levee Questions Surface as Flood Waters Receed

VALLEY PARK, MO (KMOX) – The highways have reopened after last week’s flooding along the Meramec River, but questions remain about whether the higher levee at Valley Park may be to blame for some of the flooding last week. 399 more words