Content about Leveraged buyout

March 28, 2011

By Kenneth H. Marks, founder and managing partner, High Rock Partners

By Kenneth H. Marks, khmarks@HighRockPartners.com

Great news! After a long drought of M & A activity, the market for private companies is showing signs of life and recovery. If you own, operate or advise a middle market company, $5 million to $500 million in revenue, what does this mean for you and your clients when thinking about shareholder liquidity or selling the business? And how can you improve the odds of getting a deal done?

January 3, 2011

J. Crew is seeking $1.85 billion of debt to help fund its $3 billion buyout by TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners LP.

New York City -- J. Crew is seeking $1.85 billion of debt to help fund its $3 billion buyout by TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners LP.

Bank of America Corp. and Goldman Sachs Group are arranging a $1 billion seven-year term loan, $600 million in senior unsecured notes and a $250 million five-year asset-based revolving line of credit, according to a commitment letter attached to a regulatory filing, Bloomberg reported.

October 25, 2010

A report released late Monday said that Gymboree Corp., which is being taken private by...

July 19, 2010

Merger and acquisition (M) transactions can be a viable alternative for accomplishing a number of...

By Kenneth H. Marks, khmarks@HighRockPartners.com

Merger and acquisition (M) transactions can be a viable alternative for accomplishing a number of strategic objectives in the context of building and realizing value for emerging growth and middle-market companies (those from startup to several hundred million dollars in revenue).

Let’s take a high-level view of the buy-side and sell-side processes, and a framework for thinking about and planning each.

March 25, 2010

RadioShack is exploring strategic alternatives that include a share buyback or a possible sale of...

February 28, 2010

CKE Restaurants, the owner of fast-food chains such as Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., agreed to...

September 5, 2005

New York City, ...

September 5, 2005

New York City, ...