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In Second Opinion, Uber is in talks for a new round of financing that may value it at more than $10 bln, the FCC opts for Internet “fast lanes,” Apple’s buy of Beats won’t be finalized until next week and too much exercise can be harmful for your heart.

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1) It’s Not a Bubble, People; It’s a Pyramid Scheme, by Connie Loizos

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3) Halsey Minor Sticks It To Virginia, Again, by Connie Loizos

4) ‘Goldfinger’ Hits $732M On 2nd Mount Kellett Fund, by Gregory Roth

5) Oak Hill To Make Back 40% of Dave & Buster’s Investment in Nine Months–UPDATED, by Luisa Beltran

6) Riding High On Q4 Profit, KKR Expects To Fully Deploy ’06 Fund, by Luisa Beltran

7) J-Dubs Redux: Beaten Abandoned, & Left For Dead, J.W. Childs Is Back, by Bernard Vaughan

Dave & Buster’s President and COO Resigns

Dave & Buster’s, an entertainment/restaurant chain, said Thursday that Starlette Johnson has resigned as president, chief operating officer and director effective Sept. 30. Oak Hill Capital Partners, a PE shop with more than $8.4 billion of committed capital, bought Dave & Buster’s in June.

Oak Hill Buying Dave & Buster’s from Wellspring Capital

[UPDATE: The deal has been formally announced. Press release follows story]  PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – Oak Hill Capital Partners plans to acquire Dave & Buster’s Inc for $570 million from Wellspring Capital Management, according to The Wall Street Journal.The chain, which combines restaurants with video games arcades, had been taken private in 2006 by Wellspring for about […]

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