Private Capital

HP seeking buyers for corporate-networking business in China - WSJ

Oct 24 - Hewlett-Packard Co has begun sounding out private-equity firms in China to buy its corporate-networking business in the country, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation.

PE groups Apax, Bain consider bid for Portugal Telecom - FT

Oct 24 - Private equity groups including Apax Partners LLP and Bain Capital are planning to bid for Portugal Telecom from Brazilian telecommunications company Groupo Oi SA, the Financial Times reported.

Regulatory News, 24 Oct 2014

Cementos Portland approaches Blackstone over debt refinancing-source

MADRID, Oct 24 - Spanish cement company Cementos Portland Valderrivas majority owned by FCC, has approached Blackstone over the refinancing of 345 million euros ($436.36 million) of debt, a source close to the matter said on Friday.

Regulatory News, Bonds 24 Oct 2014

GIC buys 5 pct stake in US-listed healthcare tech firm IMS

SINGAPORE, Oct 24 - Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC has bought a 5 percent stake in IMS Health Holdings, a U.S.-listed technology firm servicing the healthcare sector, for an undisclosed amount, according to a regulatory filing.

Regulatory News, 24 Oct 2014

SPECIAL REPORT-Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone

Madrid, Oct 24 - Last year Madrid's city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone. At the time, the tenants were told their rental conditions would remain the same.

24 Oct 2014

Calculated risk

(This accompanies a Special Report, "Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone", http://reut.rs/1weWb9E)

Regulatory News, 24 Oct 2014

How Spain's social housing imploded

(This accompanies a Special Report, "Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone", http://reut.rs/1weWb9E)

24 Oct 2014

SPECIAL REPORT-Why Madrid's poor fear Goldman Sachs and Blackstone

Madrid, Oct 24 - Last year Madrid's city and regional governments sold almost 5,000 rent-controlled flats to private equity investors including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone. At the time, the tenants were told their rental conditions would remain the same.

24 Oct 2014

UPDATE 1-Equity sale for CVC-backed Indonesian Internet firm slashed by a third

* But deal has attracted a range of cornerstone investors (Recasts and adds details throughout)

M&A, 24 Oct 2014

Digital River to be acquired by investor group for $840 mln

Oct 23 - E-commerce services provider Digital River Inc said on Thursday it entered into an agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by Siris Capital Group LLC for about $840 million.

Bonds, Regulatory News, 24 Oct 2014
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Is U.S. economic patriotism hurting?

Any Americans believing that their country is being bought up by the Chinese might want to think again, according to the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment.

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