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Private Equity Keeps Betting Big On Online Gambling

CVC Capital Partners’ agreement to purchase a controlling stake in Sky Bet for $1.25 billion is the latest big bet by private equity investors on an online gambling business, part of a wave of deals that is reshaping the online gambling industry. Sky Bet was founded by Sky, the British satellite television company, in 2001 […]

CVC Capital Partners to Buy Sky Online Gambling Business

The deal values Sky Betting and Gaming around $1.25 billion and comes as the satellite TV giant Sky seeks to transform itself into a pan-European provider.

Sky Sells Controlling Stake In Sky Bet To CVC For $1.3 Billion

LONDON (Reuters) - Pay-TV group Sky said on Thursday it had agreed to sell a controlling stake in Sky Bet to CVC Capital Partners in a move which values the online betting business at 800 million pounds ($1.3 billion). Sky, which operates...Show More Summary

Corporate Venture & Innovation Initiative (CVI²), J. Thelander Consulting Release Most Comprehensive Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Compensation Report

Press Release: The Corporate Venture & Innovation Initiative (CVI²) announced today the release of the Thelander CVI² 2014 CVC Compensation Report. The report is the most comprehensive effort to provide cross-industry external benchmarks for...

Apax Partners to Sell Majority Stake in Marketing Outsourcing Company

The private equity firms Leonard Green & Partners and CVC Capital Partners are acquiring a majority stake in Advantage Sales & Marketing, based in California.

CVC Capital Acquires Nordic Eyewear Retailer

The private equity firm said Tuesday that it had acquired Synsam Nordic from an investment group controlled by the family behind the Swedish furniture retailer Ikea. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Brit Insurance Joins I.P.O. Flurry Among Private Equity Holdings

Brit Insurance is the latest company owned by private equity to announce an initial public offering in London. The insurer was taken private by Apollo Global Management and CVC Capital Partners in 2010.

Security Software Firm Avast Takes CVC Capital Investment At A $1B Valuation

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The rise in malware and online security threats continues to give a big boost to companies that are looking for ways to make the connected world a bit safer. Avast, one of the bigger PC and mobile security software firms that competes...Show More Summary

3 Things to Know About Corporate Venture Capital

Looking for funding? Think outside the VC box. An increasing number of corporations want to back startups--as long as there is something in it for them. Corporate venture capital (CVC) funds are on the rise. Consider the growing number...Show More Summary

WME and Silver Lake Announce Deal to Buy IMG

The agency beat out rival bidders CVC Capital, Chernin Entertainment and a consortium of ICM Partners and the Carlyle Group. WME and its stakeholder Silver Lake Partners have announced an agreement to acquire IMG Worldwide, a rival talent agency and marketing firm with particular depth in sports. Show More Summary

Corporate Venture Investors Starting to Look a Lot More Like Private VC's

Corporate venture capital has always been dubiously titled ‘dumb money’, supposedly less interested in financial performance and only willing to make bets on strategically aligned startups. CVC investing, however, has grown significantly...Show More Summary

Campbell Soup Selling European Simple Meals to CVC

(CAMDEN, N.J.) — Campbell Soup Co. is selling its European simple meals business to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for 400 million euros ($542 million). The deal includes Campbell’s national brands of soups, sauces and simple...Show More Summary

Revlon's Acquisition Of The Colomer Group Creates Several Opportunities

By Chris Katje: The old adage goes, "You don't know what you got 'til it's gone." This seemed to prove true for cosmetics company Revlon (REV). The company reacquired The Colomer Group, which had sold to CVC Capital over 13 years ago. Show More Summary

Revlon to Acquire the Colomer Group for $660 Million

Transaction reunites Revlon with its former professional products division, which the beauty products company sold to CVC Capital Partners in 2000 for about $315 million.

Revlon to acquire Colomer Group for $660M

Revlon Inc. agreed to buy the Colomer Group for about $660 million in cash from CVC Capital Partners to bolster its offerings to professional salon customers. The acquisition is expected to close in the fourth quarter, New York-based Revlon said today in a statement. Show More Summary

CVC to monitor Ecclestone bribery case

Formula 1 owners CVC Capital Partners will "continue to monitor developments" after Bernie Ecclestone was officially indicted by German prosecutors on Wednesday.

CVC reaches fundraising limit on soaring investor demand: source

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Buyout firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd has raised more than the 10.5 billion euros ($13.7 billion) it can accept for its latest flagship fund in just six months and will have to turn down money, a person familiar with the matter said...

What Does Billionaire Mario Gabelli See In Cablevision Systems Corporation (CVC)?

Watching the moves of activist hedge fund managers can give onlookers up-to-date information on how an investment firm is committing its capital, and it pays to keep a close eye on a fund’s SEC disclosures; discover the secrets of piggyback investing here. The move Billionaire Mario Gabelli disclosed a 19.1mm position in Cablevision Systems Corporation [...]

Report: F1 boss Ecclestone staring down bribery charges

Controversial Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is facing bribery charges from German prosecutors. The long-rumored indictments stem from the 2006 sale of the racing series from Germany's Bayern LB bank to CVC Capital partners. TheShow More Summary

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