Anthony Hughes is senior reporter, equities, for IFR where he covers developments in US equity capital markets. He previously worked as a financial reporter and columnist for the Australian Financial Review and, prior to that, as investment editor at the Sydney Morning Herald.
The multi-billion dollar IPO of payment technology company First Data is shaping up as a defining moment for KKR’s growing capital markets operation.
Pet products retailer Petco Holdings has joined a packed slate of sponsor-backed IPOs hoping to be priced later this year by filing for an offering that would mark a return to public markets after nine years in the hands of private equity.
Insurer American International Group made a complete break from aircraft leasing by selling its remaining 5.4% stake in Netherlands-based lessor AerCap Holdings through a US$500m share sale overnight Tuesday.