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In Second Opinion, Twitter is reviving Politwoops, which saves politicians’ deleted tweets, AT&T is doing away with two-year contracts for consumers and George Lucas says he sold "Star Wars" to "white slavers."
MCI.EuroVentures, which is managed by Private Equity Managers, has agreed to acquire Mobiltek, owner of Dotpay, a Polish electronic payments provider. No financial terms were disclosed.
Redmile Private Investments has raised almost $64 million for its second fund, according to an SEC filing. The target is $150 million.
CI Capital Investors has raised $750 million for its third fund, according to an SEC filing. In April 2011, PE HUB's sister site Buyouts reported that CI Capital raised $620 million for its second fund. The target was $500 million.
Firm: PAG Fund: PAG Asia II Target: $3 bln Hard cap: $3.5 bln Amount Raised: $3.66 bln Placement Agent: Park Hill Group Legal Counsel: N/A PAG hurdled over its hard cap to raise $3.66 billion for its second flagship private equity fund, according to a Form D filed with the SEC on Dec. 29. The […]
Mergers and acquisitions involving Israeli high-tech companies rose 44 percent to $7.2 billion in 2015, the highest level since 2006, but stock market listings were down as fewer companies chose to go public, consultancy PwC said on Wednesday.
Kenon Holdings' subsidiary I.C. Power Ltd has agreed to acquire Guatemala-based Energuate, a private electricity distribution business, for $299.5 million. The seller is Deorsa-Deocsa Holdings Ltd, an Actis investment firm.
BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, said on Wednesday it has sold a luxury shopping mall in central Kuala Lumpur to Malaysia's Pavilion Real Estate Investment Trust (Pavilion REIT) (PREI.KL) for 160 million ringgit ($37.33 million), Reuters News reported.
First Read begins this New Year's Eve morning with news that Microsoft will start alerting users of suspected government spying, Toys 'R' Us' flagship store in Times Square closes and Uber says it has now served one billion customers. Happy New Year!
Utility One Source, a portfolio company of the Blackstone Group, said Wednesday that it acquired Load King. Manitex International was the seller. Financial terms weren’t announced. Elk Point, South Dakota-based Load King provides specialty trailers.

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