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  1. Frenzy over mergers and acquisitions fuels buying

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... supporting stocks.' In London, the FTSE-100 Index advanced 13.7 points to 6,005. ITV jumped after a group including Apax Partners Worldwide, Blackstone Group and Goldman Sachs Group sought ... receiving a #7 billion ($94.95 billion) offer for its Experian credit-rating unit from a group of United States private equity firms led by Thomas H. Lee Partners and Bain Capital. The retailer ...

  2. Vicky Baker

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Working as a wax sculptor at Madame Tussauds is as much about reading personalities as it is about copying a subject's looks, learns Allison Morrow. 'I wake up at about 7.15am, run a bath and have some breakfast- usually Cheerios or something. I ...

  3. Focus on six-pack abs for Aaron

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Madame Tussauds has continued its recent promotional onslaught with the unveiling of the Aaron Kwok Fu-sing wax figure. The tourist trap reopened earlier this month in the Peak Galleria and it is clearly milking the attention. As a news item, t ...

  4. Peekaboo act steals the show

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford It was supposed to be all about Korean film star Bae Yong-jun being immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds yesterday- until a five-year-old fellow countryman upstaged him by deciding a peek under Marilyn Monroe's dress would be more ...

  5. Cecilia gets waxed for Hollywood

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun The latest local celeb to get waxed is Cecilia Cheung Pak-chi. No, we're not talking legs or Brazilians. The actress got the Madame Tussauds treatment (pictured), joining Twins, Joey Yung Cho-yee and others to be immortalised ahead of ...

  6. Talk of unit's sale lifts Hutchison Telecom

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... second-largest mobile operator, would partner US-based private equity firm Blackstone Group to offer at least US$14 billion for Hutchison Essar. Hutchison Telecom holds a 67 per cent stake in Hutchison ... fund Texas Pacific and Blackstone were joining hands in bidding more than US$80 billion for the unit. 'Hutchison does want to sell its Indian assets for a higher valuation,' said ...

  7. Interest in Essar lifts Hutchison Telecom

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that Reliance would partner with US-based private equity fund Blackstone Group to make an offer. Broker Goldman Sachs yesterday said it would be surprised if Hutchison Telecom quit the Indian mobile ... interested in its 66 per cent-owned Indian mobile-phone operation. One of the potential bidders, British-based mobile operator Vodafone Group, issued a statement confirming its interest ...

  8. Minsheng sale plan stalls on squabble over stake size

    Posted May 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... require a substantial stake' and it had not been possible to get all shareholders to agree to that, said one source. Interested investors, which include Carlyle Group, Kohlberg Kravis and Roberts, and Blackstone Group, would only need to take a relatively small stake to become the bank's largest, perhaps controlling, shareholder because of the fragmented shareholder structure. ...

  9. Hedge funds, private equity on converging lines

    Posted Nov 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Allan Nam

    ... opportunities to make money in each other's spheres of investments. According to the Grant Thornton report, established names in private equity, including Auda Advisors, Bain Capital, Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, Mesirow Financial and Texas Pacific Group, now all offer their clients private equity and hedge fund products, while hedge fund managers ...

  10. Fund buys into China restaurant operator

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the world's largest private equity funds and their buyout counterparts, including Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Carlyle Group and Blackstone. Completed mainland private equity transactions rose 58 per cent ... Tim LeeMaster London-listed 3i Group pays US$25m for stake in Inner Mongolia Little Sheep A consortium led by 3i Group, Europe's largest publicly traded buyout fund, spent US$25 ...




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