CalPERS Notches 2.9x Gain On 2001 Carlyle Investment

The $237 billion California Public Employees’ Retirement System has reaped a 2.9x gain from its 4.2 percent stake in The Carlyle Group upon the firm’s initial public offering on Thursday, according to an exclusive analysis by Buyouts, peHUB’s sister magazine, based on a California Public Records Act request.

KSL Capital Partners Makes Great Wolf Resorts Offer

Great Wolf Resorts has received an offer from KSL Capital Partners to buy the company for $7 per share, according to Reuters. This comes days after Great Wolf’s largest investor rejected an earlier bid made by Apollo Global. Reuters – Great Wolf Resorts said late on Sunday it received an offer from KSL Capital Partners […]

North Carolina Apparently Completes $520M Secondary Market Sale Of Buyout Funds

There isn’t much public information to be had, but it appears North Carolina completed the sale of a $520 million portfolio of large buyout funds. Preqin reports the state’s public pension fund first brought the portfolio to market in February and since then has secured an undisclosed buyer. The money manager’s aim is to reduce its […]

Apollo Global Completes BPP Purchase

Apollo Global, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, has completed its acquisition of UK education and training company BPP (LSE: BPP). The deal was valued at approximately $607 million, including $55 million in cash from Carlyle.

Carlyle-Backed Apollo Global Offers To Buy BPP

LONDON (Reuters) – British education and training company BPP (BPP.L) said on Monday it had received an agreed cash offer from Apollo Global at 620 pence per share, valuing the business at 303.5 million pounds ($482.3 million). The offer represents a 70 percent premium to BPP’s closing price on April 28, the day before it […]

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