Slideshow: A Look At How Mega-Funds Perform For CalSTRS

European powerhouse CVC Capital Partners takes the crown in this week’s battle of the U.S. and European mega-buyout houses, securing first place in our list of top 10 funds based on private equity performance figures from California State Teachers’ Retirement System. U.S. and European firms both account for five of the top-10 spots with The Blackstone Group coming in a close second place.

Reuters – H&F Goes Ahead with $4 billion Getty Sale

Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman is pushing ahead with a $4 billion sale of Getty Images, a supplier of stock photos, video and other digital content, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, writes Reuters. Hellman bought a majority stake in Getty in 2008 in a $2.4 billion deal. (Reuters) – Private […]

CVC Acquires Majority Ownership of AlixPartners

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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