July 15, 2019 12:51 pm

All Of The Sudden, Things Are Looking Really Bad For Carl Icahn On Dell

CEO Michael Dell and his group have reached a deal with the Dell Special Committee on voting rules to take the company private - the actual vote, however, will not take place until September 12th, says Bloomberg. What all that means is that Carl Icahn, the billionaire hedge fund manager attempting to take over the […]

Carl Icahn Is Suing Michael Dell For Trying To Thwart His Attempt To Take Over Dell

Carl Icahn is suing Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell and his group for attempting to thwart Icahn’s takeover of the embattled PC maker, Reuters reports. Icahn is trying to block Dell from setting a new record date ahead tomorrow’s shareholder vote for control of the company. In his lawsuit, he also included a list of […]

Private Equity Firm Founder Involved In Dell Deal Explains How He Got Into Tech

Another awesome interview from leading Wall Street career site, OneWire. This time, CEO Skiddy von Stade sits down with Glenn Hutchins, who is the Co-Founder of Silver Lake Partners. It’s a part of OneWire’s ongoing web series, Open Door. In the interview, Hutchins offers some solid career advice and discusses how he and his partners […]

Now It Looks Like The Dell Committee Is Playing Ball With Michael Dell

This is all happening really fast so pay attention. The Dell Committee says that it’s willing to give Michael Dell and Silver Lake the changes they wish to see in the company’s voting process if they’re willing to up their offer for the company to $14 a share, according to Bloomberg. This after Michael Dell […]

Private Equity Firm Is Taking A Chance On Startup Billed As ‘Yelp Of Weed’

SEATTLE/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In the sparse Seattle offices of Privateer Holdings, Brendan Kennedy grabs an iPad to show how his bet on legal marijuana is already paying dividends in the form of a Google results page for “blue cheese.” When Web users search that term, high on the list is a link to reviews of the pot strain “blue […]

ANALYST: Here’s Why JCP Isn’t Going Private

Big week for JC Penney. Johnson’s finally out. Ullman’s in. And now Wall Street’s left wondering, what’s next Perhaps most pertinently (and headline-grabbingly), analysts now find themselves debating, post-Johnson, whether the cash-strapped, marketshare-losing 111-year-old American institution is set to go private or stay public. Of course, many believe there exists a strong case for a […]

Private Equity Firms Would Now Like To Tap Into Your 401(k)

There have been whispers about this for a while, but now it’s happening. Private equity firms are lowering the $5 million threshold for investments to attract some cash. Specifically, they would like to attract the  $3.57 trillion American workers have invested in 401(k) retirement plans, says Bloomberg. And we’re talking the big boys here: KKR, […]

Blackstone May Step Into The Dell Deal

This just in from Bloomberg, Blackstone says that it’s looking at Dell‘s books and may enter the deal to the the company private. Blackstone still has time because Dell is still within its go shop period. That’s the window of time a public company has to find better offers than the original offer on the […]

Blackstone President Tony James Spills On Getting Rejected From Every Job After College Only To Make It Big On Wall Street

Last month, Wall Street recruiting firm OneWire set up an awesome, exclusive video series with Wall Street’s leaders called Open Door. CEO Skiddy von Stade managed to sit down with some of the biggest names in finance and get them to spill about their careers, how they work and what motivates them. The newest interview […]

Warren Buffett Called The Explosion Of The Biggest Leveraged Buy-Out Deal In History Last Year

Yet again, the Oracle of Omaha’s predictions have come true. Last year, in his annual investor letter, Buffett lamented his  $2 billion bond investment in Dallas-based Energy Future Holdings, saying it was a “huge mistake.” It’s an interesting company, you may remember, because it was bought out by private equity firms in the biggest leveraged […]

« Previous Entries
Next Entries »