July 11, 2012

CalPERS Purchases Interest in Bentall Kennedy

On June 26, 2012, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) announced that it had purchased a one-third interest in Bentall Kennedy, a real estate investment advisor, for an undisclosed sum.

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March 15, 2012

Orange and Publicis to Launch European VC Fund

On March 12, 2012, France Télécom-Orange and Publicis Group announced that they will partner with Iris Capital Management to seed a €300 million venture capital fund, OP Ventures Growth, targeting the European digital economy.

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March 7, 2012

AIG to Shed Blackstone Stake

On March 2, 2012, Bloomberg.com reported that American International Group Inc. (NYSE:AIG) had sold a $500 million stake in Blackstone Group LP. (NYSE:BX).

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May 23, 2011

China Development Bank to Purchase Stake in TPG Capital

On May 23, 2011, Bloomberg News reported that China Development Bank Corp. had agreed to acquire a stake in U.S.-based buyout firm TPG Capital.

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May 20, 2011

BlackRock Buys Back BofA Stake

On May 19, 2011 Businessweek.com reported that BlackRock Inc. had agreed to purchase Bank of America Corp.’s remaining 13.6 million shares of BlackRock for approximately $2.5 billion.

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March 14, 2011

National Australia Bank Invests in AREA Property

On March 9, 2011, global real estate investor and fund manager AREA Property Partners announced a strategic partnership with National Australia Bank Ltd, which has acquired a 35% stake in AREA.

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March 3, 2011

Niosi and Roseworth Capital Form RE Investment Firm

On February 18, 2011 Roseworth Capital LLC announced that it had entered into an agreement with New York real estate executive Anthony T. Niosi to form a new real estate investment firm.

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January 14, 2011

Fosun Group and Prudential Form Private Equity JV

On January 14, 2011, Prudential Financial Inc. and Beijing-based Fosun Group announced they have agreed to form a strategic private equity fund.

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November 24, 2010

Ashmore Partners with PTC India

Private Equity Wire reported on November 5, 2010 that Ashmore Investment Management has partnered with PTC India to launch Ashmore PTC India Energy Infrastructure Fund.

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November 18, 2010

Rossmann increases minority stake in Deutsche Beteiligungs

Deutsche Beteiligungs announced on November 17, 2010 that Dirk Rossmann increased his stake in the company to over 20%.

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