Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Jun 20 2013 | 11:24am ET
Private-equity firms may soon have a powerful ally in technology deals: Google Inc.
The search-engine giant's mergers and acquisitions chief said yesterday that the company may, for the first time, work with p.e. shops to help it structure deals. The move could prove a boon, with Google closing on acquisitions roughly every other week.
Don Harrison told the Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit that Google is looking to deploy its capital both to earn a return and to acquire assets.
"There are opportunities," he said. "At some point I think you'll see a transaction."
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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