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Kraft Heinz Slides as Private-Equity Firm 3G Capital Trims Stake

Kraft Heinz Slides as Private-Equity Firm 3G Capital Trims Stake

Shares of Kraft Heinz fall after one of its biggest shareholders, private-equity firm 3G Capital Partners, discloses that it has again trimmed its stake in the food company.

Blackstone Executive Goodman, Who Led Leveraged-Loan Binge, Is Retiring

Blackstone Executive Goodman, Who Led Leveraged-Loan Binge, Is Retiring

Blackstone, the biggest private-equity firm, says one of its top executives, Bennett Goodman, would retire. Goodman founded GSO, which was bought by Blackstone in 2008 and became the nucleus of the private-equity firm's rapid expansion into the risky business of investing in loans of junk-grade companies.

Is the Healthcare Sector Still a Good Investing Opportunity?

Is the Healthcare Sector Still a Good Investing Opportunity?

How should investors approach healthcare after a headline like a judge in Oklahoma ruling against Johnson & Johnson in an opioid case?

Tilray Stock Gains Ahead of Highly Anticipated Earnings Release

Tilray Stock Gains Ahead of Highly Anticipated Earnings Release

Tilray will look to sustain a sanguine sentiment on cannabis stocks on Tuesday.

Cambrex Soars on Buyout Deal With Private-Equity Firm Permira

Cambrex Soars on Buyout Deal With Private-Equity Firm Permira

Shares of life-sciences company Cambrex surge after the company strikes a deal to be acquired by pharmaceutical-focused private-equity firm Permira funds for $2.4 billion, including debt.

Carlyle Joins Private-Equity Stampede to Convert to Stock Corporation

Carlyle Joins Private-Equity Stampede to Convert to Stock Corporation

The private-equity firm says the conversion will allow investors to buy its shares without creating the need for a Schedule K-1, an Internal Revenue Service tax form that's used to report earnings from partnerships.

KKR Profit Fell 24% Last Quarter, Less Than at Private-Equity Rival Blackstone

KKR Profit Fell 24% Last Quarter, Less Than at Private-Equity Rival Blackstone

The fourth-biggest U.S. private-equity firm says second-quarter net income tumbles 24% to $514.4 million, as investment income slides. That's a smaller decline than the 58% drop reported for the period by KKR's larger rival, Blackstone.

Blackstone Profit Down 58% as Investment Fees Drop Despite Fundraising Prowess

Blackstone Profit Down 58% as Investment Fees Drop Despite Fundraising Prowess

The biggest U.S. private-equity firm says second-quarter net income tumbles 58% to $647 million, as investment income slid. CEO Stephen Schwarzman touted the company's success in luring new money from big investors, including public-pension funds.

Madame Tussauds Owner Merlin to Be Bought by Lego Family, CPPIB, Blackstone

Madame Tussauds Owner Merlin to Be Bought by Lego Family, CPPIB, Blackstone

Madame Tussauds owner Merlin Entertainments agrees to be acquired by a consortium that includes the founding family of Lego, private-equity firm Blackstone Group and the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board.

Tencent-Backed WeDoctor Scraps International Listing for Shanghai

Tencent-Backed WeDoctor Scraps International Listing for Shanghai

The healthcare app creator reportedly shelves a Hong Kong listing in favor of "China's Nasdaq" due to data privacy and transparency concerns.