Talking Top Quartile with ‘DJ’ Deb of Francisco Partners

By Steve Gelsi — 4 years ago

The vintage 2006 Francisco Partners II buyout fund generated an IRR of 12.2 percent as of Dec. 31, 2012, according to performance data from California Public Employees’ Retirement System. The performance beats the 11.7 percent threshold for top-quartile funds and the median IRR of 7.5 percent for the vintage year, according to LP data compiled by Buyouts.


Ikaria receives three final private equity bids

By Staff Report — 4 years ago

Ikaria Inc, a specialty drug company that is seeking to sell itself for as much as $2 billion, received final bids this week from private equity firms American Securities LLC, GTCR LLC and Madison Dearborn Partners LLC, according to people familiar with the matter, sister news service Reuters reported.


Cerberus moves to allow investors to exit Freedom Group

By Staff Report — 4 years ago

Cerberus Capital Management LP is working on a mechanism that would allow its fund investors to exit Freedom Group Inc, the maker of the Bushmaster rifle used in the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting rampage, people familiar with the matter told sister news service Reuters.


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