Category Archives: Private Equity

After Dell Pushes Back Record Date for Buyout, Hedge Funds Respond By Buying Dell Shares

Shorter term investors looking for a quick exit now eligible to vote on the Michael Dell/Silver Lake buyout. The much-discussed Dell buyout previous had a record date of June 3, meaning you had to be a stockholder on that day … Continue reading

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No IPO No Problem As Later Stage Companies Attract Private Funding

Eventbrite raises $60 million and puts off IPO for a while. Despite hiring a seasoned public company CFO, Eventbrite will probably not go public before the end of 2013.  Getting a $60 million infusion from the likes of T. Rowe … Continue reading

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Compuware Going Private?

After previously sparring with Elliott Associates over a takeover offer, Compuware decides to take its ball and go home.  And invites Elliott Associates. The always awesome Elliott Associates previously made a $3.2 billion bid for Compuware Corporation (CPWR).  The market … Continue reading

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Sagard Capital Increases Stake In ICF International

Hedge Fund/PE Fund (depending on who you ask) continues buying spree in shares of consulting firm. Sagard Capital filed its Schedule 13D in November 2012 disclosing its 5.5% position in consulting firm ICF International, Inc.  Sagard increased its position to … Continue reading

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