Greg Roumeliotis

Blackstone to switch from a partnership to a corporation

18 Apr 2019

NEW YORK Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest manager of alternative assets such as private equity and real estate, said on Thursday it would convert from a partnership to a corporation, in a bid to get more investors into its stock.

Buyout firm Apollo to buy Smart & Final Stores for $1.1 billion

17 Apr 2019

Apollo Global Management LLC said on Tuesday it will acquire Smart & Final Stores Inc for about $1.1 billion, including debt, the second time the private equity firm will own the U.S. food retailer.

Exclusive: EQT, Digital Colony, Stonepeak group near deal to buy Zayo - sources

10 Apr 2019

A consortium including investment firms Digital Colony Partners LP, EQT AB and Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners has secured exclusive rights to negotiate a deal to buy U.S. communications infrastructure provider Zayo Group Holdings Inc, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

Explainer: Retailer At Home Group explores sale - sources

04 Apr 2019

At Home Group Inc, a U.S. home décor retail chain, is exploring options that include a sale of itself, as the poor performance of its stock has turned it into an acquisition target, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

U.S. health insurer Centene in talks to buy WellCare: sources

27 Mar 2019

NEW YORK U.S. health insurer Centene Corp is in advanced talks to buy smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc, according to two people familiar with the matter, a move that would create a bigger player focused on government-backed health insurance plans.

Exclusive: Eldorado Resorts, Caesars explore merger - sources

18 Mar 2019

U.S. casino operators Eldorado Resorts Inc and Caesars Entertainment Corp are in the early stages of exploring a merger, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

GCP Applied Technologies nears board deal with Starboard: sources

11 Mar 2019

U.S. construction and building materials supplier GCP Applied Technologies Inc is nearing a deal over the composition of its board with activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Austria's Signa partners with RFR to buy New York's Chrysler Building: sources

09 Mar 2019

(This story corrects the name of Signa founder in paragraph 7)

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