TITLE

LBO Brutes Square Off In Freescale Bidding

AUTHOR(S)
MacFadyen, Ken
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;9/18/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 35, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the bidding groups for the technology company buyout deals of Freescale Semiconductor Inc. that contributed doubts among the private equity investments in the U.S. The financial firms that joined the bidding for buyout deals includes the Blackstone Group Inc., Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and their respective consortium that predicted will go for $16 billion.
ACCESSION #
22433796

 

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