Thursday, 18 December 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."
Dec 1 2014 | 10:21am ET
As 2014 winds down, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services executives took some time to share their outlook on trends facing the industry in 2015. Read more…
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