MSPE exits Creative Circle for $570 mln

Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity (MSPE) has sold its majority stake in Creative Circle, a professional staffing firm focused on advertising, creative and marketing talent, to On Assignment Inc for $570 million.


Stone Point Capital activates $4.5 bln Trident VI

Stone Point Capital has activated its sixth private equity fund, Trident VI, LP. Fund VI closed earlier this year on $4.5 billion, larger than the fifth fund, which closed on $3.6 billion in 2010. Debevoise & Plimpton worked as legal counsel for Trident VI.

Debevoise & Plimpton promotes partners

Debevoise & Plimpton has promoted partners in its team. Jonathan Adler, Andrew M. Ahern, Michael Bolotin, Alexander R. Cochran, Courtney M. Dankworth, David A. Luigs, Natalie L. Reid and Edward M. Rishty will become partners of the firm, effective July 1, 2014.

Debevoise & Plimpton appoints new counsel

Debevoise & Plimpton has appointed Andrew C. Goldberg and W. David Sarratt to the firm as counsel as members of the private equity funds and investment management groups, and the litigation department, respectively. They will be based in the New York office.

Fears of Stock Fraud Could Explain SEC Slowness on Reg D: Attorney

If the Securities and Exchange Commission is slow to implement the marketing exemption of this year’s JOBS Act, it may be because regulators fear opening a vector that could be a “shill for fraudulent vehicles,” Robert B. Kaplan, a partner in the law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, told sister magazine Buyouts.

Debevoise & Plimpton Appoints Partners

Debevoise & Plimpton has appointed Michael Diz, Andrew Levine and Dietmar Prager as partners of the firm, effective July 1, 2012. Diz is a member of the corporate department. Levine and Prager are both members of the litigation department. Both are based in the firm’s New York office. PRESS RELEASE Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is […]

The Week Ahead: First Investments for Russia Direct Investment Fund

MONDAY 19 MARCH Venture Capital Forum Canada Hosts Funding Platform for Start-up Companies The week kicks off with the first day of the three day Venture Capital Forum Canada hosted by the French Chamber of Commerce in Canada. The forum takes place at the Hôtel Intercontinental
 Montréal. Prominent speakers over the three days include Jean-René […]

Apollo Global-led Group Inks $7.15 Bln Deal for El Paso Production Business

A group of investors led by Apollo Global Management has agreed to buy El Paso Corp.’s oil and gas exploration and production assets for about $7.15 billion. The deal is subject to the completion of the merger between Kinder Morgan and El Paso Corp., as well as other customary closing conditions. Other investors include Riverstone […]

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