Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is advising Hellman & Friedman LLC, the buyout firm co-founded by Warren Hellman, which agreed to buy Hub International Inc. in a transaction that values the insurance broker at about $4.4 billion. Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents Apax Partners and Hub in the sale.
Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz vehicles were the most sought-after luxury brand among U.S. car thieves from 2009 through 2012 as the New York City region had the greatest number of thefts, an insurance-industry group said.
Anglo American Plc’s South African unit can’t be sued in the U.K. by hundreds of miners who blame the company for dust in African gold mines that they say caused lung disease, a London judge ruled today.
Exelon Corp., the largest U.S. nuclear power producer, may begin to see its low-emissions strategy pay off -- four years after it lost a fight for climate legislation it told investors would add $1.1 billion in annual earnings.
Evergreen Capital Partners Ltd., which returned 36 percent in its Australian real estate and infrastructure fund in the year to April, plans a hedge fund to invest in the assets globally amid demand for higher yields.
U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann ’s scene-stealing debut and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney ’s gaffe-free debate performance boosted their candidacies for the Republican presidential nomination in ways that could reshuffle the race, party strategists and activists said yesterday.