Private Capital

IPO values online furnishings retailer Wayfair at up to $2.32 bln

Sept 19 - Online home-furnishings retailer Wayfair Inc's initial public offering is expected to be priced at $25-$28 per share, valuing the company at $2.32 billion at the top end of the range.

TPG-backed American Beacon Advisors explores sale -sources

NEW YORK, Sept 19 - American Beacon Advisors Inc, a manager of mutual funds owned by buyout firms Pharos Capital Group LLC and TPG Capital LP, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than $600 million, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

Regulatory News 19 Sep 2014

UPDATE 2-Brazil water firm Odebrecht Ambiental considers listing in 2015

* Private equity large investor in Brazil water stocks (Adds Odebrecht ambitions, private equity in Brazil water stocks)

19 Sep 2014

Advent leads chase for Austrian bank Hypo's Balkans assets -sources

VIENNA, Sept 19 - Private equity firm Advent International is the frontrunner in the bidding for nationalised Austrian lender Hypo Alpe Adria Bank International's Balkans network, two sources close to the sale process said on Friday.

M&A, 19 Sep 2014

Scottish vote bolsters sterling high-yield market

LONDON, Sept 19 (IFR) - Buyers of sterling high-yield bonds have had a dire few months, but the result of the Scottish independence referendum offered the flagging market some much-needed relief on Friday.

19 Sep 2014

Omni backs ex-Barclays top trader to launch European hedge fund

LONDON, Sept 19 - Omni Partners is preparing to launch a hedge fund to be managed by former head of European equity trading at Barclays Howard Spooner in December, as the London-based firm looks to diversify its product offerings to investors.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Japan's Skylark to offer up to $1.1 bln in shares in Tokyo IPO

(Corrects paragraph 1 of Aug. 28 story to show that Skylark was bought, not taken private, by Bain Capital)

Japan, Regulatory News, 19 Sep 2014

UPDATE 1-Indonesia rice producer Tiga Pilar to sell 10 pct stake to KKR

* To launch IPO of plantation subsidiary in December (Adds analyst comment, context)

19 Sep 2014

KKR to buy additional 10 pct of Indonesian food firm Tiga Pilar

JAKARTA, Sept 19 - Private equity firm KKR & Co LP will pay 658 billion rupiah ($54.90 million) to buy an additional 10 percent of PT Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food Tbk , the finance director of the Indonesian food firm told Reuters on Friday.

Regulatory News, 19 Sep 2014

Hyatt Hotels to sell 38 hotels as franchises for about $590 mln

Sept 18 - Hyatt Hotels Corp said it will sell as franchises 38 select service hotels to a company organized by Lone Star Funds for about $590 million.

Regulatory News, 18 Sep 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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