PokerStars, the world’s largest poker website, is near a deal to be acquired by Amaya Gaming Group Inc., a maker of gambling equipment and systems, according to two people with knowledge of the situation.
Blackstone Group LP will get cheaper loans backing its buyout of Gates Global Inc. than originally sought as investors are poised to embrace a deal whose leverage exceeds lending guidance laid out by regulators.
The frontier of commercial spaceflight, which opened when NASA’s shuttle program ended this month, is taking shape in an unfinished assembly of metal, glass and concrete that resembles a rust-colored stingray burrowed halfway into New Mexico’s desert.
Investors demanded mostly higher relative yields to buy securities tied to rental houses managed by Blackstone Group LP’s Invitation Homes as the largest single- family landlord completed the new market’s biggest deal.
Blackstone Group LP, the largest U.S. landlord of single-family homes, is working with Deutsche Bank AG to sell $1 billion of securities tied to its properties, about twice the size of previous offerings, according to a person with knowledge of the plans.