CVC Capital Partners has acquired majority ownership of global business advisory firm AlixPartners from Hellman & Friedman and Jay Alix. AlixPartners’ 125 managing directors have maintained a considerable stake in the firm, and Jay Alix, who founded the firm in 1981, has maintained a substantial minority stake. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. PRESS [...]
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The sale of Deutsche Bank funds business is off after Guggenheim Partners walks away from buying RREEF.
Several LBO shops in recent weeks have taken advantage of a reasonably healthy stock market to sell down stakes in public companies whose share prices have bloomed since going public, Buyouts reports in its June 4 edition. Separate sales on the secondary market by Blum Capital Partners, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Oaktree Capital Management, Sun Capital Partners [...]
Flexpoint Ford has agreed to buy GeoVera Insurance Group Holdings. Financial terms weren’t announced. The sellers were Friedman Fleischer & Lowe and Hellman & Friedman. GeoVera provides specialty residential property insurance. Aon Benfield Securities and SFRi provided financial advice to GeoVera. PRESS RELEASE GeoVera Insurance Group Holdings, Ltd. (“GeoVera”), a leading provider of specialty residential property [...]
TV ratings firm Nielsen Holdings has launched a follow-on offering that will allow its private-equity backers to sell as much as $760 million worth of shares, according to Reuters‘ publication IFR. The offering will allow private equity backers Blackstone, Carlyle, KKR, Thomas H. Lee, Hellman & Friedman, AlpInvest Partners and Centerview Capital to sell down [...]
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In 2008, Hellman & Friedman invested up to $941.3 mln equity in Getty Images. The company is paying a $380 mln dividend to its owners, which means Hellman has apparently made back nearly all of its investment.
Bain, Advent and the Blackstone Group emerge as the most active U.S. buyout shops in Europe.