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A Breakdown Of Initial Coin Offerings [Analysis]

A Breakdown Of Initial Coin Offerings [Analysis]

Technological developments move very swiftly nowadays, but even compared to the typical rush, the surge in initial coin offerings (ICOs) has been remarkable. But almost as quickly, a corresponding boom in media coverage ranging from the critical to the purely […]

Apollo Gears Up For Giant ADT IPO

Apollo Gears Up For Giant ADT IPO

Apollo Global Management has reportedly initiated plans to take ADT public in an IPO that could value the provider of home security systems at more than $15 billion, including debt; the firm could file paperwork by the fall and officially […]

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Second Solarcity Co-Founder Resigns From Tesla

SolarCity co-founder Peter Rive is reportedly leaving Tesla a little more than eight months after the electric car company bought SolarCity, a renewable energy outfit, in a $2.6 billion deal. Peter Rive’s younger brother Lyndon Rive announced his own resignation […]

RB Passes The Mustard To McCormick For $4.2B

RB Passes The Mustard To McCormick For $4.2B

Spices and seasonings maker McCormick has agreed to acquire Reckitt Benckiser’s food business for $4.2 billion on a debt-free, cash-free basis. The unit, which includes brands such as French’s, Frank’s RedHot and Cattlemen’s, generated revenue of $564 million in 2016 […]

Q&A: PE Firms Keep Backing Booming Healthcare Sector

Q&A: PE Firms Keep Backing Booming Healthcare Sector

As chair of the healthcare practice group at Nashville-based law firm Bass, Berry & Sims, attorney Angela Humphreys has advised private equity firms and their portfolio companies on numerous transactions in the healthcare industry. That industry appears to be in […]

WeWork, SoftBank Deepen Partnership

WeWork, SoftBank Deepen Partnership

WeWork and SoftBank have formed a joint venture to open co-working spaces across Japan. The companies will each own half of the venture, which will be called WeWork Japan and is set to launch its first location in Tokyo in […]