Private equity firm Apollo braving the merger markets with its hunt on a burglar-alarm vendor ADT

Apollo Global Management; market cap as of 19/02/2016: $2.70bn ADT Corporation; market cap as of 19/02/2016: $6.59bn   Introduction US private equity firm Apollo Global Management has agreed to buy ADT, an American home-security company, paying c.$11bn for a total enterprise value in the so far biggest leverage buyout of Read more…

Update on Dell’s LBO

Silver Lake Partners IV, Assets Under Management: $7.5bn Dell Inc. Mkt Cap: $23.61bn Blackstone Group L.P., Blackstone Capital Partners VI  Assets under management: $13.5bn Icahn Enterprises L.P. Mkt Cap: $9.18bn   Following our last comment on Dell’s buyout on 16.03.2013, we decided to write a follow-up to elaborate on the recent events concerning Read more…