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Crestview Partners, out marketing its latest fund, is doing its first retail deal and acquiring NYDJ Apparel, whose products include Not Your Daughter's Jeans.
Jay Fewel, who helped guide Oregon’s state treasury into private equity investments, is retiring, a Treasury spokesperson told peHUB.
Thoma Bravo, which acquired Digital Insight in August, is selling the company to NCR for $1.65 bln.
Deloitte recently released its latest issue of Global Capital Markets Perspective. It points to widespread activity in 2013 and the prospect for further gains in the months ahead. However, the report also perceives some fragility in trends – and the possibility that growth could be up-ended by sudden shocks. One of the report’s authors is Robert Olsen, a Deloitte partner and national leader of corporate finance at Deloitte Canada. Olsen spent much of his career as a private equity pro.
This week peHUB has earmarked a senior health informatics analyst position at Blackstone, an investment analyst vacancy at Partners Group, a performance analyst associate job opening at State Street and an investment associate position at Luxury Brand Partners.
The IPO of Vince Holding will help Sun Capital Partners put its once-challenged investment in Kellwood Holding in the black.
André Bourbonnais is the senior vice-president of private investments at the $193 billion Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). He’s responsible for the public pension fund’s $48 billion in private equity, private debt and infrastructure holdings, and its strategy of backing funds, making co-investments, and undertaking direct deals. In an interview, Bourbonnais gave us his take on today’s deal opportunities, and explained why CPPIB is stepping carefully in a market that's seen as increasingly over-heated.
This week peHUB highlights positions at 3i, Goldman Sachs, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, JP Morgan, North Atlantic Capital and PIMCO.
CPPIB's head of private investments André Bourbonnais talks about the deal environment, the Neiman Marcus transaction, CPPIB's directs versus fund commitment businesses and the institution's big focus on private equity secondaries.
Forbes Media may count Elevation Partners as a current investor, but the publisher will likely not attract any private equity interest this time around, four banking and private equity sources told peHUB.

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