First read 24 Sept

peHUB First Read

This morning read all about why women VC partners are becoming few and far between, Chicago’s MEABF recruiting for a CIO and how syndication networks can work for you.

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Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Computer Sciences is interested in doing an LBO, Shyp is launching in NYC, Ripplewood Holdings stopped being a PE firm a while ago and who will be the next mayor of London.

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Vista Equity to buy Tibco Software for $4.3 billion

Business software maker Tibco Software Inc on Sept. 29 said private equity firm Vista Equity Partners would take it private for $4.3 billion in the largest technology buyout this year, according to sister news service Reuters.

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Carlyle LPs to share in collusion suit settlement costs: Buyouts

The Carlyle Group’s $115 million settlement of a lawsuit that alleged it colluded with other buyout shops to depress deal prices will be paid through a combination of Carlyle Partners IV fund capital, insurance, balance sheet capital, and contributions from some employees of the firm.

First read sept 23
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peHUB First Read

Catch up on the latest news after the weekend including the most active PE firm this year, a study into clean tech investing and some insights into state pension fund allocations to alternative assets.

A BlackBerry Passport smartphone is shown at its official launching event in Toronto
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Pimco’s executive management committee had been meeting for a week to oust Bill Gross, there have been 200,000 orders for Blackberry’s Passport since its launch Wednesday and Battlestar Galactica is leaving Netflix as of Oct. 1.

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Carlyle gave LPs option not to use smart badges

The high tech name badges that The Carlyle Group used to track the movements of its limited partners at its annual meeting in September are part of a suite of technologies being used increasingly by conference organizers and event planners.

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peHUB First Read

To end your week, First Read has news about anti-Facebook social network Ello, Google’s efforts to increase diversity and why Hong Kong couples are being encouraged to get frisky.

U.S. Attorney General Holder looks on during a special naturalization ceremony at the Department of Justice in Washington
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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, 20 reasons that startups fail, Moody’s says the 25 largest U.S. public pensions face about $2 trillion in unfunded liabilities and Eric Holder is stepping down as U.S. attorney general.

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