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  • TPG Joins Ex-LightSquared CEO in Myanmar Telecom Venture

    TPG Capital and former LightSquared Inc. Chief Executive Officer Sanjiv Ahuja are teaming up on a telecommunications venture in Myanmar, the first foray by a big- name U.S. private-equity firm in the country since it emerged from military rule three years ago.

  • TPG Sixth Asia Fund Said to Get $2.9 Billion After Revamp

    TPG Capital has raised $2.9 billion for its sixth Asian fund after an overhaul of its senior management in the region sped up the process, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

  • Caesars Casino Sale Seen Ending in Losses for Bondholders

    Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s $2.2 billion property sale to an affiliate raises the chances the world’s most-indebted casino operator will force a restructuring of its bonds at a loss to investors.

  • Spain’s Bad Bank Begins 15-Year Suicide With Bull Sale

    Spain’s Sareb, set up last year to acquire 90 billion euros ($116 billion) of soured real estate assets at a discount from rescued lenders, is preparing its first sale, known as ‘Project Bull,’ to test the beleaguered property market’s ability to attract investors.

  • TPG Capital Said to Seek $1.25 Billion for Energy Fund

    TPG Capital, the private-equity firm that’s among the investors in struggling power company Energy Future Holdings Corp., plans to seek $1.25 billion for its first dedicated energy fund, according to two people familiar with matter.

  • TPG Capital Said to Target $2.65 Billion for Credit Fund

    TPG Capital, the private-equity firm started by David Bonderman and Jim Coulter, has set a $2.65 billion goal for its next global credit-focused fund, according to two people familiar with the situation.

  • Forest Agrees to Acquire Aptalis for $2.9 Billion in Cash

    Forest Laboratories Inc., maker of the Alzheimer’s drug Namenda, will buy Aptalis Pharma for $2.9 billion, adding treatments for gastrointestinal ailments and cystic fibrosis. Forest rose the most in at least 34 years.

  • BofA, Toyota, LuxAlpha-Madoff, Tetragon, EBay in Court News

    Bank of America Corp.’s proposed $8.5 billion settlement over mortgage-securitization trusts is being probed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who is seeking client information from more than 20 companies, Bloomberg News’ Karen Freifeld reports.

  • Warburg, TPG Said to Pocket 150% Profit on Neiman Marcus

    Neiman Marcus Inc.’s private-equity backers stand to reap more than a 150 percent profit in the luxury-goods retailer’s $6 billion sale to Ares Management LLC and the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Taylor Morrison IPO to Triple Value of Oaktree, TPG Stake

    TPG Capital and Oaktree Capital Management LP stand to triple the value of their stake in Taylor Morrison Home Corp. by taking the builder public just two years after leading a buyout of the company.

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