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Indian sale makes Bain Capital rare buyout hero

The U.S. firm has sold its remaining $116 mln stake in Hero MotoCorp four years after investing in the world’s largest motorbike maker. In rupee terms, Bain doubled its money in four years. As private equity pours into India, it’s a reminder that getting money out remains harder.

Headline News from - November 18, 2015

On the Web Banks and Fintech Firms’ Relationship Status: It’s Complicated - Wall St. Journal - “The classic narrative is the Silicon Valley firebrand who’s taking on the system,” said Matt Harris, managing director of Bain Capital Ventures, an early Simple investor. Show More Summary

Source: Blue Coat is buying cloud security startup Elastica for more than $300M

EXCLUSIVE: Blue Coat Systems, a security vendor owned by Bain Capital, is acquiring Elastica, a startup that detects potentially dangerous use of cloud applications. Blue Coat is paying more than $300 million for the startup and plans to announce the news as soon as Monday, a source familiar with the matter told VentureBeat. Blue Coat sells hardware that […]

GE Capital Said to Be in Talks to Sell Australian Businesses

Deutsche Bank and Sankaty Advisors, a Bain Capital affiliate, were selected as the final bidder for the commercial lending and leasing businesses.

MasterCard, Bain Capital Ventures, New York Life Invest In Bitcoin Company Digital Currency Group

Barry Silbert's new Bitcoin company raised an undisclosed sum from traditional financial firms and venture investors, many of whom have not invested in a digital currency company before.

Big names including Bain Capital and Mastercard are backing Barry Silbert's bitcoin venture

Barry Silbert doesn't appear to be a big fan of 'down time.' He sold SecondMarket, the startup he founded that morped into an online stock exchange for hot, private startups' shares, to Nasdaq last week. Now he is setting up bitcoin-related...Show More Summary

Is Mitt Romney Mellowing on Obamacare?

Tom Stemberg, one of the cofounders of Staples, died today. His company was famously funded by Bain Capital, and Stemberg became good friends with Mitt Romney: Romney recalled that shortly after he was elected, Mr. Stemberg asked him why he ran for governor. Show More Summary

Headline News from - October 14, 2015

On the Web Worldpay Shares Rise 6 Percent After I.P.O. in London - New York Times - "The company, which is owned by the private equity firms Advent International and Bain Capital, priced its offering at 240 pence, or about $3.68 a share. Show More Summary

As Some Hedge Funds Sink, the Challenge Buoys Others

The closure of macro hedge funds run by Bain Capital and Fortress Investment does not mean bad news for the industry. Lesser-known funds have had double-digit growth.

Worldpay Shares Jump 6 Percent After I.P.O. in London

The offering valued the British payment processor, which is owned by the private equity firms Advent International and Bain Capital, at about $7.4 billion.

Bain Capital to Wind Down a Hedge Fund

The move by the Absolute Return Capital fund follows a difficult summer for the hedge fund industry.

Bain Capital Will Close $2.2 Billion Macro Hedge Fund

Bain Capital will reportedly liquidate a $2.2 billion hedge fund, citing a challenging market for go-anywhere investing. Bloomberg’s Sabrina Willmer and Simone Foxman report that Bain will shutter its Absolute Return Capital fund, a global macro fund that has lost 8% on an annualized over the past three years. The pair cite a letter sent […]

CEO of beauty line for black women responds to 'ridiculous' rumors about investment from Mitt Romney's firm

Earlier this month, the private equity firm Bain Capital LLC took a minority stake in the family-owned company Sundial Brands LLC for an undisclosed amount. Sundial's commercial products include Shea Moisture and Nubian Heritage, hair and beauty lines targeted at black consumers. Show More Summary

Who Just Raised A $225 Million Financing in North Carolina?

Last Tuesday, while I was enjoying a week off the grid, AvidXchange announced they had raised a $225 million financing led by Bain Capital Ventures. I’m psyched to be joining the board of a company co-founded and run by Mike Praeger, a friend of mine for over 20 years. Show More Summary

Shea Moisture And The Need For Black Venture Capital Firms

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

…What happens when the Black community can no longer support the needs of the business itself? This question came to mind recently when I read about how private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC is taking a minority stake in Sundial Bran...

Bad forecast for weather clickbait: Weather Channel up for sale

3 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. And what does Mars smell like? Weather is a news and journalism mainstay. But the cable channel is for sale. (Bloomberg). It was bought by Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and Comcast Corp.'s NBCUniversal for $3.5 billion...Show More Summary

Cargill buys EWOS and enters salmon feed market

Cargill has entered into an agreement with Altor Fund III and Bain Capital Europe III to acquire EWOS, a global leader in salmon nutrition for 1.35 billion euros. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to close before the end of the calendar year.

Why Policy Change is the Only Way to Open Impact Investing Floodgates

Bain Capital and Blackrock have created dedicated impact practices. High net-worth individuals and family offices are gathering to share deals, ideas and experiences. Foundations are sharing best practices. And yet, the amount of dollars invested in real projects and actual businesses is still a minuscule percentage of all invested capital. What’s holding us back?

Why an Out-of-Home Advertising CEO Is Bullish About Digital

Specs Current gig CEO, Clear Channel Outdoor Americas Previous gig Operating partner, Bain Capital Age 46 Why join Clear Channel now? I'm coming from the operational part of Bain Capital, so my job was to work with companies on change programs and innovation. Show More Summary

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