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  • Lehman Keeps Bleeding
    The Lehman Brothers bloodbath continues, as shares of the beleaguered investment bank tumbled again today—just one day after the firm announced a…
  • Lehman Keeps Bleeding
    The Lehman Brothers bloodbath continues, as shares of the beleaguered investment bank tumbled again today—just one day after the firm announced a…
  • Sallie Mae deal at risk
    The $25 billion buyout of student loan company SLM could be scuttled as Congress debates new laws that would cut funding for the market. The…
  • Sallie Mae deal at risk
    The $25 billion buyout of student loan company SLM could be scuttled as Congress debates new laws that would cut funding for the market. The…
  • M&A advisor questions whether Avaya buyout will pay off
    I thought that TPG and Silver Lake's $8.2 billion buyout of corporate phone-maker Avaya made a lot of sense. Sure, the company is in a tough…
  • M&A advisor questions whether Avaya buyout will pay off
    I thought that TPG and Silver Lake's $8.2 billion buyout of corporate phone-maker Avaya made a lot of sense. Sure, the company is in a tough…
  • Another view on strategic buyers
    I argued yesterday that strategic buyers are often at a disadvantage when they are in competitive situation with financial sponsors. Ken Marlin,…
  • Another view on strategic buyers
    I argued yesterday that strategic buyers are often at a disadvantage when they are in competitive situation with financial sponsors. Ken Marlin,…
  • Avaya: a near-perfect private equity target
    For years, telephone handset maker Avaya was a sleepy corporate backwater in the old AT&T corporate empire. No one seemed to want to own it. AT&T…
  • Avaya: a near-perfect private equity target
    For years, telephone handset maker Avaya was a sleepy corporate backwater in the old AT&T corporate empire. No one seemed to want to own it. AT&T…

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