Blackstone-Controlled Summit Materials (SUM) Files $100M IPO Dec 19, 2014 06:54AM

Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE: SUM) filed a registration with the U.S. SEC for an IPO of its Common Stock. The proposed maximum offering price is $100 million. The company plans to list on the NYSE under the ticker, SUM.

The offering is being made via Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, RBC Capital Markets, Blackstone Capital Markets, BB&T Capital Markets, Stephens Inc., Sterne Agee, and Stifel.

After the completion of... (continue reading...)

KKR & Co. (KKR) Will Sell Fotolia to Adobe (ADBE); Deal Valued at $800M Dec 11, 2014 05:14PM

KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR) announced an agreement for the sale of Fotolia to Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE) for a total enterprise value of $800 million.

Founded in 2004 by Oleg Tscheltzoff, Fotolia is a large global marketplace for royalty-free images, graphics and HD Videos. With more than 34 million digital images and videos, Fotolia operates one of the world’s most liquid content marketplaces and builds an essential link between the global photographer community and creative... (continue reading...)

Hudson Pacific Properties (HPP) to Acquire Blackstone's (BX) EOP Northern California Portfolio in $3.5B Deal Dec 8, 2014 08:06AM

Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE: HPP) announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement under which Hudson will acquire Equity Office Properties’ San Francisco Peninsula and Silicon Valley portfolio (the “EOP Northern California Portfolio”) from Blackstone Real Estate Partners V and VI (NYSE: BX) in a stock and cash transaction valued at $3.5 billion, solidifying Hudson’s position as the leading West Coast office REIT. Upon closing of the... (continue reading...)

Vista Equity Complete TIBCO (TIBX) Acquisition Dec 5, 2014 09:54AM

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in infrastructure and business intelligence software, today announced that it has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners. The transaction, originally announced September 29, 2014, closed Friday, December 5, 2014. TIBCO's shareholders approved the agreement on Wednesday December 3, 2014. Following the transaction, Murray Rode was named the Chief Executive Officer of TIBCO. Vivek Ranadiv� will remain a Board Member of TIBCO and will... (continue reading...)

KKR & Co. (KKR) Plans Investment in Arbor Pharmaceuticals Dec 4, 2014 05:11PM

Arbor Pharmaceuticals (“Arbor”), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced that KKR (NYSE: KKR), a leading global investment firm, is acquiring a significant minority stake in the company. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Acquired by its current investor group in 2010, Arbor markets branded prescription products for the cardiovascular, hospital, and pediatric markets as well as generic products through its Wilshire division. The company has... (continue reading...)

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