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Alternative Investments: A Bidding War For Voya Financial May Happen This Year

Voya Financial may become a possible takeover target in the coming months, according to the Financial Times. The report indicates that the former ING Group insurance unit and retirement plan provider has explored a possible sale. Voya reportedly spoke with AIG, Principal Financial Group, and Prudential Financial in 2019 about a deal.

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FireEye Is Seeking a Private Equity Buyer, Hires Goldman Sachs as Advisor
October 3, 2019

FireEye (FEYE) is reportedly seeking a private equity buyer. The news comes after the firm failed to locate a strategic buyer. The company reportedly hired Goldman Sachs to guide them through…

Can Apollo Get a Win with ADT after Canadian Services Sale
October 2, 2019

ADT announced is selling ADT Security Services Canada to TELUS Corporation. Terms of the deal are CAD 700 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments.

Leeds Equity Partners Buys VitalSmarts from TwentyEighty
October 1, 2019

Leeds Equity Partners has acquired VitalSmarts from TwentyEighty. Vital Smarts is a provider of communication, execution, and, leadership development training.

Blackstone Group Buys Colony Industrial for $5.9 Billion
September 30, 2019

Colony Industrial, the massive warehouse division of Colony Capital, now has a new owner. According to reports, Blackstone Group has purchased the warehouse group for $5.9 billion.

M&A Deal News – September 26, 2019
September 25, 2019

M&A Deal News – September 26, 2019 Each day, we focus on M&A deal news in the private equity, real estate, AI and tech, and others impacting the alternative investment…

Altria and Philip Morris call off $200B merger; Juul’s CEO replaced by Altria Exec
September 25, 2019

Juul, the maker of e-cigarettes, had its CEO replaced amidst the current controversy surrounding its products. A string of deaths, apparently due to the use of e-cigarettes, led Juul to…

Fitbit May Sell Itself: Reuters
September 20, 2019

Wearable device maker Fitbit may be exploring the feasibility of a sale as competitive pressures mount. Fitbit has been talking to boutique investment bankers Qatalyst Partners on the subject of…

A Blackstone Bellagio Deal Is Looking More Likely
September 17, 2019

Blackstone (BX is on a buying binge in recent weeks. A Blackstone Bellagio deal? Why not? Just a day after announcing the $4 billion buyout of Dream Global Real Estate…

Blackstone to Purchase Dream Global REIT for $4.7 Billion
September 16, 2019

Deal Makes Blackstone a Big Player in Europe’s Recovering Real Estate Markets Dream Global REIT said Blackstone-managed funds will buy the Canadian firm for C$6.2 billion ($4.69 billion). Blackstone will…

M&A Deal News – September 5, 2019
September 5, 2019

Northern Trust Buys a Platform, Lindsay Goldberg Likes Packaging M&A Deal News – September 5, 2019:  Each day, we focus on M&A deal news in the private equity, real estate,…