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Providence Business News
China’s Wanda agrees to buy World Triathlon for $650MBEIJING - Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin is expanding his sports empire, addi
China’s Wanda agrees to buy World Triathlon for $650M
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
BEIJING - Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin is expanding his sports empire, adding the organizer of Iron Man triathlons to holdings including soccer team Atletico Madrid. Dalian Wanda Group Co. agreed to buy World Triathlon Corp. for $650 million,... Read more
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Finance Asia
Wanda crosses finish line to clinch $650m WTC dealChina’s Dalian Wanda has acquired 100% of the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC)
Wanda crosses finish line to clinch $650m WTC deal
Finance Asia / Posted yesterday
China’s Dalian Wanda has acquired 100% of the World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), the largest operator of Ironman triathlon events, for $650 million, Wanda said in a statement on Thursday. The purchase of the Tampa, Florida-based WTC will make the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
China's Dalian Wanda Goes Long With World Triathlon BuyDalian Wanda will pay $650 million, excluding debt, to buy Tampa, Fla.-based Wo
China's Dalian Wanda Goes Long With World Triathlon Buy
TheStreet.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dalian Wanda will pay $650 million, excluding debt, to buy Tampa, Fla.-based World Triathlon from Providence Equity Partners, a move the buyer says will make it the world's biggest operator of sporting events. "A large proportion of triathlons in... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
China’s Wanda buys Ironman Triathlon for US$650 million Published: 27 August 2015 4:27 PM Dalian Wanda Group, headed by China's rich
China’s Wanda buys Ironman Triathlon for US$650 million
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 27 August 2015 4:27 PM Dalian Wanda Group, headed by China's richest man, on Thursday said it has bought the organiser of Ironman Triathlon races for US$650 million (RM2.7 billion),... Read more
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Queensland Times
Wanda Group acquires IronmanThe acquisition by Wanda Group heralds yet another landmark investment in the s
Wanda Group acquires Ironman
Queensland Times / Posted 2 days ago
The acquisition by Wanda Group heralds yet another landmark investment in the sports sector following Infront Sports & Media and Atletico Madrid. Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd. ("Wanda Group"), one of the leading Chinese private conglomerates, has... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Chinese Conglomerate Acquires Ironman For $650 Million Age groupers compete in the 2014 Ironman World Championship. Photo: Endurapix
Chinese Conglomerate Acquires Ironman For $650 Million
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted 2 days ago
Age groupers compete in the 2014 Ironman World Championship. Photo: Endurapix Dalian Wanda Group Co., Ltd. (“Wanda Group”), one of the leading Chinese private conglomerates, has reached an... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China's Dalian Wanda buys World Triathlon for $650 millionWang Jianlin, chairman of Wanda commercial properties, attends a ceremony durin
China's Dalian Wanda buys World Triathlon for $650 million
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
Wang Jianlin, chairman of Wanda commercial properties, attends a ceremony during the debut of the company at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange December 23, 2014. BEIJING Chinese property and investment firm Dalian Wanda Group has bought World Triathlon... Read more
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Reuters
China's Dalian Wanda buys World Triathlon for $650 millionWang Jianlin, chairman of Wanda commercial properties, attends a ceremony durin
China's Dalian Wanda buys World Triathlon for $650 million
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Wang Jianlin, chairman of Wanda commercial properties, attends a ceremony during the debut of the company at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange December 23, 2014. BEIJING Chinese property and investment firm Dalian Wanda Group has bought World Triathlon... Read more
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Washington Post
Blackboard loses high-profile clients as its rivals school it in innovationBlackboard’s hedge fund owner is reportedly looking to put it on the market. (B
Blackboard loses high-profile clients as its rivals school it in innovation
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Blackboard’s hedge fund owner is reportedly looking to put it on the market. (Bill Crandall/FTWP) District-based Blackboard helped launch the education-technology industry in the mid-1990s. By the early 2000s, its software connected students and... Read more
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Philly.com
SunGard's 10-year squeezeSix wealthy corporate buyout firms -- Silver Lake Management, Bain Capital, Bla
SunGard's 10-year squeeze
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
Six wealthy corporate buyout firms -- Silver Lake Management, Bain Capital, Blackstone Group LP, Goldman Sachs Group, KKR, Providence Equity Partners, TPG Capital -- and senior managers paid $11 billion (including about $3.6 billion in equity, the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
FIS (FIS) to Purchase Financial Software Maker SunGard for $9.1 BillionFIS announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire the PE-backed Wayne, Pa.-
FIS (FIS) to Purchase Financial Software Maker SunGard for $9.1 Billion
TheStreet.com / Posted 16 days ago
FIS announced Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire the PE-backed Wayne, Pa.-based financial technology vendor for $9.1 billion in cash and stock. The deal, which includes debt, is expected to close during the fourth quarter. Shares of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
TPG close to $3.5 billion deal to buy EllucianBuyout firm TPG Capital LP is in advanced talks to acquire Ellucian Company LP,
TPG close to $3.5 billion deal to buy Ellucian
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 16 days ago
Buyout firm TPG Capital LP is in advanced talks to acquire Ellucian Company LP, in a deal that could value the U.S. provider of software to universities and colleges at $3.5 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said. Ellucian's... Read more
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Reuters
TPG close to $3.5 billion deal to buy EllucianBuyout firm TPG Capital LP is in advanced talks to acquire Ellucian Company LP,
TPG close to $3.5 billion deal to buy Ellucian
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
Buyout firm TPG Capital LP is in advanced talks to acquire Ellucian Company LP, in a deal that could value the U.S. provider of software to universities and colleges at $3.5 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said. Ellucian's... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Fidelity National Agrees to Buy SunGard for $9.1 Billion(Bloomberg) --�Fidelity National�Information Services, a provider of banking an
Fidelity National Agrees to Buy SunGard for $9.1 Billion
Financial Planning.com / Posted 17 days ago
(Bloomberg) --�Fidelity National�Information Services, a provider of banking and payments technology, agreed to buy software maker SunGard Data Systems in a deal valued at $9.1 billion, including the assumption of debt. FIS, as the firm is known,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fidelity National to buy software maker SunGard in US$9.1 bln dealREUTERS: Financial industry software maker Fidelity National Information Servic
Fidelity National to buy software maker SunGard in US$9.1 bln deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
REUTERS: Financial industry software maker Fidelity National Information Services Inc said it would buy SunGard Data Systems Inc for US$9.1 billion including debt, scooping up one of the longest-held investments in private-equity history. Fidelity... Read more
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Providence Business News
Fidelity National agrees to buy SunGard for $9.1BNEW YORK - Fidelity National Information Services Inc., a provider of banking a
Fidelity National agrees to buy SunGard for $9.1B
Providence Business News / Posted 17 days ago
NEW YORK - Fidelity National Information Services Inc., a provider of banking and payments technology, agreed to buy software maker SunGard Data Systems Inc. in a deal valued at $9.1 billion, including the assumption of debt. FIS, as the firm is... Read more
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Triathlete / Inside Triathlon
Chinese Investment Firm Reportedly In Talks To Buy Ironman Ironman's marquee event is the Ironman World Championship. Photo: John David
Chinese Investment Firm Reportedly In Talks To Buy Ironman
Triathlete / Inside Triathlon / Posted 21 days ago
Ironman's marquee event is the Ironman World Championship. Photo: John David Becker Reuters is reporting that a Chinese investment firm, whose chairman Wang Jianlin is the richest man in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
There Is Officially No Difference Between Jeb And Hillary, Whose Biggest Donors Are The SameWhat many have tacitly known for a long time was finally confirmed overnight wh
There Is Officially No Difference Between Jeb And Hillary, Whose Biggest Donors Are The Same
Zero Hedge / Posted 24 days ago
What many have tacitly known for a long time was finally confirmed overnight when an analysis of Federal Election Commission data by Vocativ and The Daily Beast found that of the 60 or so ultra-rich Americans - aka the mega-donors - who have... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
WPP, Providence Equity Boost Sports Portfolio With Joint Deal For Chime Communications Chime Communications "has agreed" to a $585M joint takeover offer from global
WPP, Providence Equity Boost Sports Portfolio With Joint Deal For Chime Communications
Sports Business Daily / Posted 26 days ago
Chime Communications "has agreed" to a $585M joint takeover offer from global advertising/PR conglomerate WPP and U.S.-based Providence Equity Partners, according... Read more
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Providence Business News
Fidelity National said in exclusive talks to acquire SunGardNEW YORK - Fidelity National Information Services Inc., the payment-services pr
Fidelity National said in exclusive talks to acquire SunGard
Providence Business News / Posted 26 days ago
NEW YORK - Fidelity National Information Services Inc., the payment-services provider, is in exclusive talks to buy SunGard Data Systems Inc. in a deal with an enterprise value of more than $8.3 billion, people familiar with the matter said. While a... Read more
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MumBRELLA
WPP and Providence Equity Partners to buy VCCP parent company Chime for $800m Communications group Chime, the owner of creative agency VCCP, has agreed to
WPP and Providence Equity Partners to buy VCCP parent company Chime for $800m
MumBRELLA / Posted 26 days ago
Communications group Chime, the owner of creative agency VCCP, has agreed to a buyout offer of $800m from Providence Equity Partners and WPP. The group accepted a cash... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Chime Communications Agrees To $585M Takeover From WPP, Providence Chime Communications has agreed to a £374M ($585M) takeover joint offer from
Chime Communications Agrees To $585M Takeover From WPP, Providence
Sports Business Daily / Posted 26 days ago
Chime Communications has agreed to a £374M ($585M) takeover joint offer from marketing rival WPP and U.S. buyout firm Providence Equity Partners, according to Aglionby & Cookson of... Read more
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Finextra
Fidelity National Information Services said to be in talks to buy SunGardShares in Fidelity National Information Services have climbed on speculation th
Fidelity National Information Services said to be in talks to buy SunGard
Finextra / Posted 29 days ago
Shares in Fidelity National Information Services have climbed on speculation that the payment services group is in talks to buy financial technology conglomerate SunGard. Private equity-owned SunGard filed for an IPO in June, having appointed... Read more
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Reuters
WPP, Providence to buy Chime in sports marketing pushWPP Plc (WPP.L), the world's largest advertising group by revenue, has teamed u
WPP, Providence to buy Chime in sports marketing push
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
WPP Plc (WPP.L), the world's largest advertising group by revenue, has teamed up with U.S. buyout firm Providence Equity Partners LLC to buy Chime Communications Plc (CHW.L) and make a big push into sports marketing. Chime said Providence and WPP... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
WPP, Providence to buy Chime in sports marketing pushWPP Plc (WPP.L), the world's largest advertising group by revenue, has teamed u
WPP, Providence to buy Chime in sports marketing push
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 29 days ago
WPP Plc (WPP.L), the world's largest advertising group by revenue, has teamed up with U.S. buyout firm Providence Equity Partners LLC to buy Chime Communications Plc (CHW.L) and make a big push into sports marketing. Chime said Providence and WPP... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Chime Takeover Bid Shows WPP, Providence Have Appetite For Sports Marketing Chime Communications has "long been considered a prime takeover target," acco
Chime Takeover Bid Shows WPP, Providence Have Appetite For Sports Marketing
Sports Business Daily / Posted 29 days ago
Chime Communications has "long been considered a prime takeover target," according to Robert Cookson of the FINANCIAL TIMES. On Thursday, "Chime's predators were revealed."... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
- SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily GlobalChime Communications has "long been considered a prime takeover target," accord
- SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global
Sports Business Daily / Posted 29 days ago
Chime Communications has "long been considered a prime takeover target," according to Robert Cookson of the FINANCIAL TIMES. On Thursday, "Chime's predators were revealed." Martin Sorrell's WPP and U.S. buyout group Providence Equity Partners have... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Fidelity National Information in exclusive talks to buy SunGardFidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS.N), the payment services provid
Fidelity National Information in exclusive talks to buy SunGard
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 30 days ago
Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS.N), the payment services provider that has been vying to acquire SunGard Data Systems Inc, is now in exclusive talks to buy the financial software maker, according to a person familiar with the... Read more
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Reuters
Fidelity National Information in exclusive talks to buy SunGardFidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS.N), the payment services provid
Fidelity National Information in exclusive talks to buy SunGard
Reuters / Posted 30 days ago
Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS.N), the payment services provider that has been vying to acquire SunGard Data Systems Inc, is now in exclusive talks to buy the financial software maker, according to a person familiar with the... Read more
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AdWeek
Thursday, July 30, 2015Facebook reported its ad revenue was up 43 percent from the previous year and a
Thursday, July 30, 2015
AdWeek / Posted 30 days ago
Facebook reported its ad revenue was up 43 percent from the previous year and an expanding user base. Plus, KFC Canada created a bucket of chicken that prints selfies for you and your hipster friends. New on Adweek: Kim Kardashian makes a strange... Read more

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