Blackstone (BX) to Acquire GE Japan Corp.'s Residential Real Estate Business in YEN 190B Deal Nov 20, 2014 04:04PM

Blackstone (NYSE: BX) announced that funds affiliated with Blackstone Real Estate Partners Asia will make an investment in connection with an agreement to acquire GE (NYSE: GE) Japan Corporation’s 100% owned residential real estate business for over ¥190 billion. The business owns and operates more than 200 residential properties, consisting of over 10,000 units primarily in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka.

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UPDATE: Riverbed Technology (RVBD) Active; Thoma Bravo, Bain, Hellman & Friedman Interested - Reuters Nov 20, 2014 01:18PM

(Updated - November 20, 2014 1:18 PM EST)

Riverbed Technology (Nasdaq: RVBD) gained Thursday after Reuters reported that private equity firms Bain, Hellman & Friedman, and Thoma Bravo are interested in acquiring the company.


UPDATE: Riverbed Technology (RVBD) Active; Thoma Bravo, Bain, Hellman & Friedman Interested - Reuters Nov 20, 2014 01:18PM

(Updated - November 20, 2014 1:18 PM EST)

Riverbed Technology (Nasdaq: RVBD) gained Thursday after Reuters reported that private equity firms Bain, Hellman & Friedman, and Thoma Bravo are interested in acquiring the company.


Kellogg (K) Said to Make GBP 908.5M Offer for Egypt's Bisco Misr Nov 20, 2014 07:25AM

(Updated - November 20, 2014 7:25 AM EST)

Kellogg (NYSE: K) said to make £908.5 million offer for Egypt's Bisco Misr, according to Bloombeg headlines.

UPDATE - According to reports, the deal amounts to £79 per Bisco Misr share.

Kellogg's offer compares with £73.91 per share previously offered by Abraaj Group.

Shares of Kellogg are flat in early trading Thursday.


KKR, CD&R Preparing Joint Bid for PetSmart (PETM) - Reuters Nov 18, 2014 05:48PM

KKR (NYSE: KKR), CD&R Preparing Joint Bid for PetSmart (Nasdaq: PETM) - Reuters


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