Tag: buyouts

Warburg is pumping $500 million into a start-up oil producer

The transaction is only the latest foray of buyout firms into the oil industry, as firms raise billions to take advantage of bargains in the oil patch.  More »

TXU’s buyout boys hire bailout buddies

It’s not surprising KKR and TPG are looking to unload TXU, but first, they need to give the company a debt makeover if they ever expect to bail themselves out of what’s become one of the most disastrous leveraged buyouts of all time.  More »

Chesapeake offers its workers ‘voluntary separation’

Cash-strapped Chesapeake Energy Corp. has offered “voluntary separation” to about 275 employees as part of an effort to improve efficiency and cut costs, the company said Friday.  More »