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Navient rejects $3.2 billion takeover bid from Canyon Capital and Platinum Equity

18 Feb 2019

Student-loan servicer Navient Corp has rejected a $3.2 billion takeover bid from two investors as it believes the offer undervalues the company.

Navient rejects $3.2 billion takeover bid from Canyon Capital and Platinum Equity

18 Feb 2019

Feb 18 Student-loan servicer Navient Corp has rejected a $3.2 billion takeover bid from two investors, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Apollo to buy Cox TV stations in broadcast push

15 Feb 2019

Buyout firm Apollo Global Management LLC has agreed to acquire a majority stake in 14 television stations from privately held Cox Media Group, the company said on Friday, a move that sets up Apollo to become a player in broadcasting, an industry it has sought deals in for some time.

Exclusive: Apollo nears $3 billion deal to buy Cox TV stations - sources

11 Feb 2019

Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a roughly $3 billion agreement to acquire Cox Enterprises Inc's 14 regional TV stations, the biggest in a series of deals the private equity firm is lining up to become a force in U.S. broadcasting, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

EXCLUSIVE-Apollo nears $3 billion deal to buy Cox TV stations -sources

10 Feb 2019

NEW YORK, Feb 10 Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a roughly $3 billion agreement to acquire Cox's TV stations, the biggest in a series of deals the private equity firm is lining up to become a force in U.S. broadcasting, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Nielsen narrows list of private equity bidders: sources

08 Feb 2019

A private equity consortium led by Blackstone Group LP and Hellman & Friedman LLC and a group that includes Advent International and Goldman Sachs Group Inc's buyout arm have advanced to the second round of bidding for Nielsen Holdings Plc, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Nielsen shortlists private equity bidders-sources

08 Feb 2019

Feb 8 A private equity consortium led by Blackstone Group LP and Hellman & Friedman LLC, as well as a grouping comprising Advent International and Goldman Sachs Group Inc's buyout arm, are through to the second round of bidding for Nielsen Holdings Plc, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

BB&T to buy SunTrust in biggest U.S. bank deal in a decade

08 Feb 2019

A more permissive regulatory environment culminated on Thursday in the biggest bank merger since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, and more deals are likely, analysts and investors said. | Video

Exclusive: Dell explores sale of cybersecurity company SecureWorks - sources

07 Feb 2019

Computer maker Dell Technologies Inc is exploring a sale of SecureWorks Corp, a U.S. provider of cybersecurity services with a market value of close to $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Barclays hires internet banker from Deutsche Bank

07 Feb 2019

NEW YORK Barclays Plc said on Thursday it hired Riaz Ladhabhoy, an investment banker from Deutsche Bank to be the co-head of internet banking in the Americas, a move that comes ahead of a wave of IPOs expected in the sector this year.

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