Model presents a creation during the Monique Lhuillier Spring/Summer 2015 collection during New York Fashion Week in the Manhattan borough of New York

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In Second Opinion, New York Fashion Week is leaving Lincoln Center, an Uber driver in Boston is charged with raping a woman and Amazon is launching Prime Now, a one-hour delivery for a range of “daily essentials” in Manhattan.


Kelso and Estancia to acquire PE-owned American Beacon parent Lighthouse Holdings

Kelso & Company and Estancia Capital Management have agreed to buy Lighthouse Holdings, the parent company of American Beacon. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2015. RBC Capital Markets and Barclays are providing debt financing for the transaction. Sandler O’Neill + Partners is advising Kelso & Company and Estancia Capital Management while J.P. Morgan Securities is advising American Beacon. American Beacon is a provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets. Lighthouse Holdings is owned by TPG Capital and Pharos Capital Group.


Pritzker Group Private Capital hires Blackstone, TPG, UBS execs

Pritzker Group Private Capital has hired three professionals to its Los Angeles office. The new Los Angeles team includes former Blackstone Group managing director Michael Dal Bello as an investment partner on the healthcare investment team. Dal Bello is joined by Ceron Rhee as vice president in healthcare, a former vice president at TPG Capital; and Evan Earley, associate, who joins from UBS, where he worked as an analyst.


TPG, PAG and Ontario Teachers buy DTZ

Chicago-based property services firm DTZ has been sold to an investor group composed of TPG, PAG Asia Capital and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. No financial terms were disclosed.


IMatchative picks up $20 mln Series B

San Francisco-based IMatchative, which specializes in data aggregation and analysis in addition to behavioral psychology and algorithms, has secured $20 million in Series B funding. The investors included Wells Fargo, Control Empresarial de Capitales, S.A. de C.V., controlled by Carlos Slim, David Bonderman, founding partner of TPG Capital and Whitebox CEO Andy Redleaf. Sterne, Agee & Leach, provided financial advice to IMatchative on the Series B funding round.


Carlyle LPs to share in collusion suit settlement costs: Buyouts

The Carlyle Group’s $115 million settlement of a lawsuit that alleged it colluded with other buyout shops to depress deal prices will be paid through a combination of Carlyle Partners IV fund capital, insurance, balance sheet capital, and contributions from some employees of the firm.

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