Texans will have to prove who they are to cast ballots today, beginning a series of U.S state elections that will show the effect of laws pushed by Republicans requiring photo identification at the polls.
Lone Star Funds, a U.S. private- equity firm, won an auction to purchase almost all of the former Anglo Irish Bank Corp.’s 6.3 billion-pound ($10.5 billion) U.K. loan book, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
A dozen U.S. governors are pushing for states, not the federal government, to lead regulation of oil and gas drilling. They argue they know their territories best, even as environmentalists question whether they’re doing enough -- or doing the industry’s bidding.
Lone Star Funds, the world’s biggest buyer of delinquent mortgages, renewed efforts to sell an office and banquet hall complex in Tokyo by including land in the offer, according to two people familiar with the sale.
Rentech Inc., a wood-pellet processor with interests in fertilizer manufacturing, shouldn’t start big projects, pursue acquisitions, sell shares or add new directors before its next annual meeting, a group of activist shareholders said.
Commerzbank AG is sounding out buyers for a group of Spanish loans named “Project Octopus” as it seeks to sell about 5 billion euros ($6.8 billion) of debt linked to commercial real estate in the country.
Lone Star Funds, the world’s biggest buyer of delinquent mortgages, promoted Andre Collin to the new role of president of the Dallas-based private-equity firm, reporting to Chairman John Grayken, according to an e-mail sent to investors.