PE HUB Second Opinion

Microsoft EVP Lu pushed for a deal to acquire Slack for up to $8 billion, but Gates and Nadella rejected the plan.

Thomson Reuters may sell its IP & science unit in parts.

Congressional watchdog to probe lax Fed bank oversight.



Canadian Pension Plan and a Saudi firm are among the lead bidders for a minority stake in Glencore’s agriculture unit, reports Bloomberg.

Terra Firma CEO steps down.

The high-yield LBO market is reopening on both sides of the Atlantic.

Brazilian police question ex-president Lula da Silva in Petrobras corruption scandal.


U.S. employers picked up the pace of hiring last month, easing fears of a slowdown.

LA police are investigating a knife found at O.J. Simpson’s onetime home.

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall tie the knot in London.


Facebook to pay millions of pounds more in UK tax.  

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