Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc.’s new chief executive officer Daniel Dienst has a track record of dealmaking, stoking speculation he may follow the same recipe with the magazines and home-decor company.
Bryan Sheffield, a third-generation oil wildcatter in Texas’s Permian Basin, knows what he’ll do if crude drops to $80 a barrel: shut down half his drilling rigs and go on a takeover hunt for weaker rivals.
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. , the chemical makers owned by Apollo Management LP, are planning to sell debt as the number of defaults on high-yield, high-risk bonds slides.
Apollo Management LP is the leading candidate to buy Zale Corp.’s chain of mall-based jewelry kiosks called Piercing Pagoda, the Wall Street Journal said, citing unidentified people with knowledge of the negotiations.
Bill and Hillary Clinton stopped by the Sagaponack General Store yesterday as Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc., settled into brunch at CittaNuova in East Hampton, paging through real-estate ads over eggs.
Cedar Fair LP , the operator of amusement parks that called off a takeover by an Apollo Management LP affiliate, is marketing debt as investors may regain their appetite for high-yield, high-risk bonds.
Fidelity National Information Services Inc. , the payment-processor that private-equity firms including Blackstone Group LP sought to buy, is marketing debt after corporate bond sales fell to a six-week low.