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Bain Capital and KKR loaded Toys R us up with debt. It eventually went bankrupt. Now, Congress wants answers.
Jul 6, 2018
Toys R Us closed the last of its remaining US locations on Friday. Bain Capital and KKR should respond by paying off the roughly $70 million in severance owed to the 33,000 employees that lost jobs.
Jun 29, 2018
Mega-deals are back. But before they go too wild, private equity firms might want to consider these five examples from before the financial crisis.
Apr 6, 2018
As everyone in private equity knows, debt can be a powerful thing. Four years ago today, Ares Management used it to take control of one of America's major music retailers.
Apr 3, 2018
Remington Outdoor, a maker and dealer of guns and other arms owned by Cerberus Capital Management, has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Mar 26, 2018
Claire's, an operator of some 1,600 specialty jewelry stores in the US, has filed for bankruptcy. But the news might not be as bad as it seems.
Mar 19, 2018
Sycamore Partners and GTCR's billion-dollar purchase is the latest major move by PE in the rapidly expanding software space.
Mar 6, 2018
The age of autonomy is here, and companies big and small are looking to capitalise. SoftBank-backed Brain filled us in on its attempts to bring smart robots to the cleaning industry.
Mar 2, 2018
Private equity firms have backed off their time-held tradition of taking struggling companies through bankruptcy protection. But will the new trend hold up?
Feb 23, 2018
After years of flirtation with a massive IPO, Albertsons and private equity backer Cerberus Capital Management have found a different way onto the public markets.
Feb 20, 2018
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