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TowerBrook to acquire J.Jill from Arcapita and Golden Gate Capital

TowerBrook Capital Partners LP has agreed to buy fashion retailer J.Jill. The sellers are Arcapita and Golden Gate Capital. No financial terms were disclosed. The transaction is expected to be completed in the second quarter of this year. Paula Bennett will continue as president and CEO of J.Jill. Morgan Stanley and Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to J.Jill on the deal while Macquarie Group was financial advisor to TowerBrook Capital Partners.

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Macquarie Capital adds two to team

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory and capital markets arm of Macquarie Group, has hired David McShane as a senior managing director and US head of equity capital markets. The firm has also named John Kent as a managing director. Previously, McShane worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was the managing director and head of US energy and power equity capital markets. And, prior to joining Macquarie, Kent worked at LCT Capital.

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Macquarie Capital names MD for U.S. oil and gas group

Macquarie Capital has hired David Banmiller as a managing director in its U.S. oil and gas group in Houston. Previously, Banmiller worked at KeyBanc Capital Markets where he served as a senior member of the company’s U.S. energy practice. Macquarie Capital is the corporate advisory and capital markets arm of Macquarie Group.

Macquarie Makes Private Placement Group Hire

Macquarie Group has appointed Guillermo Marroquin as a managing director in its private placement group in the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets division. Marroquin will be responsible for marketing MIRA’s infrastructure, energy and agriculture products to real assets investors in North America and South America. He will be based in Chicago.

Frawley Joins Macquarie Group

James F. Frawley is joining Macquarie Group as Senior MD and U.S. Head of Mergers & Acquisitions. Most recently, Frawley was at FBR & Co., where he served as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions and Head of FBR’s New York investment banking office. PRESS RELEASE Macquarie Group (“Macquarie”) (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY) today announced that […]

GMR Infra in Talks with PE Firms to Sell Road Assets

India’s GMR Infrastructure is in talks with private equity investors to raise around $200 million by selling stakes in road projects, writes Reuters. The company is in talks with a fund jointly managed by India’s largest lender, State Bank of India and Australia’s Macquarie Group, writes Reuters. Reuters – India’s GMR Infrastructure Ltd is in […]

India Fund Launch Planned

Macquarie Group and Indian lender State Bank of India are drawing up plans to raise $1 billion to $1.5 billion for their second fund to invest in infrastructure assets and companies in India, Reuters wrote.

Macquarie, Everbright Reach $729M For Infrastructure Fund

Macquarie Group and China Everbright Ltd. have raised $729 million for their Greater China infrastructure fund, Reuters reported. The first close, announced Tuesday, includes $479 million from institutional investors including PGGM, the second largest pension manager in the Netherlands, and the Korean Teachers’ Credit Union, Korea’s second largest pension plan, Reuters said. The fund will focus on infrastructure projects such as toll roads, airports and railways in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Savio Joines Macquarie Group

Ken Savio has joined the Macquarie Group as a senior MD and head of Macquarie Securities in the U.S. He will be based in New York. Savio was previously with Bear Stearns in New York, where he held a number of senior management positions, including global head of trading and sales trading.

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