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Police: Ex-boyfriend arrested in death of Valerie Reyes, woman found dead in suitcase

The 24-year-old New Rochelle resident was found dead in a suitcase in Greenwich, Connecticut, last week.
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Just Eat Urged to Seek Merger by Shareholder Cat Rock

The Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm sent an open letter to Just Eat’s board of directors saying it made a mistake in appointing Peter Plumb as CEO in 2017. “You basically have a situation where you can get a world-class CEO and delivery capabilities, while also potentially securing a premium valuation for shareholders,” Alex Captain, founder of Cat Rock, said in a phone interview. Plumb stepped down last month, and Cat Rock said Just Eat has ignored two suggestions of potential re...
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Valerie Reyes feared 'someone is going to murder me' the night before she went missing

The 24-year-old New Rochelle woman was found dead in a suitcase in Greenwich, Connecticut, on Tuesday.            [Author: Rockland/Westchester Journal News]
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Woman found dead in suitcase identified as NY resident

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — A woman found dead and bound in a suitcase in a wooded area of Connecticut was identified Thursday as a 24-year-old New York resident who was reported missing last week. Greenwich, Connecticut, police said the woman was Valerie Reyes, of New Rochelle, New York, who was last seen Jan. 29 and […]
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Woman's body found bound in a suitcase on the side of a Connecticut road

Police say the body of a woman was found in a suitcase on the side of a road in an upscale Greenwich, Connecticut neighborhood Tuesday.
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Woman's body found bound in a suitcase on side of the road

Police say the body of a woman was found in a suitcase on the side of a road in an upscale Greenwich, Connecticut neighborhood Tuesday.
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M&A Quarterly News In The Financial Services Industry Sector

The report below presents you with a good overview of the first quarter M&A activity in the Financial Services Industry Sector. M&A activity for North American based target companies in the Financial Services sector for Q4 2018 included 208 closed deals, according to data published by industry data tracker FactSet. One of the notable middle market transactions was closed in December when Stone Point Capital, LLC acquired Rialto Capital Management, LLC from Lennar Corp for US$340 millio...
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Littlejohn announces promotions

Littlejohn & Co has made a number of promotions. Among them include Drew Greenwood, who has become managing director and Charles Leung and William McDavid, who are now vice presidents. Also, the firm has hired Ana Goizueta as director of investor relations. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, CT – January 16, 2019 — Littlejohn & Co., LLC (“Littlejohn”), a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced a series of promotions. Drew Greenwood has been promoted to Managing Director, and Charle...
Tags: New York, Trends, People, Jp Morgan, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Charles, Ana, Greenwood, Leung, Kaitlyn, Michael Klein, Littlejohn, Klein, McDavid, Houlihan Lokey, Greenwich Connecticut


Amulet promotes one to partner and another to principal

Greenwich, Connecticut-based Amulet Capital Partners LP, a healthcare-focused middle-market private equity firm, has promoted Nick Amigone to partner and Gabriel Luft to principal. Both Amigone and Luft joined the firm in 2015. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amulet Capital Partners, LP (“Amulet”), a middle-market private equity investment firm focused exclusively on the healthcare sector, today announced the promotions of Nick Amigone to Partner and Gabriel Luft to Principal. Ram...
Tags: Trends, People, Healthcare, Michael Bloomberg, NICK, Wharton School, Luft, Gabe, Amulet, Robert W Baird Co, Greenwich Connecticut, Willett, Goldman Sachs Co, Greenwich CT, UAM, Palladium Equity Partners


Ascension Ventures invests in Cedar Gate

Ascension Ventures has made a minority investment in Greenwich, Connecticut-based Cedar Gate Technologies a value-based care performance management and operating company. No financial terms were disclosed. In 2014, Cedar Gate was formed by GTCR and David Snow. Source: Press Release
Tags: Trends, Healthcare, Ascension Ventures, Greenwich Connecticut, VC Deals, GTCR, Cedar Gate Technologies, Cedar Gate, David Snow Source


High court won’t take case of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is leaving in place a decision that vacated a murder conviction against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel. Skakel was convicted in 2002 of the 1975 bludgeoning death of Martha Moxley, who lived across the street from the Skakel family in Greenwich, Connecticut, and whose body was […]
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Atlas Holdings buys Saxco

Atlas Holdings LLC has acquired Concord, California-based Saxco International, a provider of rigid packaging to the wine, spirits, craft beer and food markets. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, Conn. — Atlas Holdings LLC announced today that it has acquired Saxco International, LLC (“Saxco”), the leading North American value-added distributor of rigid packaging to the wine, spirits, craft beer, and food markets. Saxco offers a broad range of products and services includ...
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North Castle rakes in $278.5 mln for seventh fund

North Castle Partners has raised $278.5 million for its seventh fund, according to an SEC filing. No target was listed in the document. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based private equity firm invests in the health, wellness and active living sector.
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Activant Capital to raise $250 mln for third venture fund

Activant Capital is seeking to raise $250 million for its third venture fund, according to an SEC filing. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based tech-focused firm invests in growth companies.
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Things to know about George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush was largely known for his work in public office, from his time as a Texas congressman and CIA director to his years in the White House as president and Ronald Reagan’s vice president. But the World War II hero and great-grandfather also was an avid skydiver, played in the first-ever College World Series and was the longest-married president in U.S. history. Here’s a closer look at those and other elements of his life: Nicknames: George H.W. Bush was known to his family as “Poppy...
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Cannabis-focused investment firm Rose Capital raises $55 mln for maiden fund

Rose Capital, a cannabis-focused investment firm, has closed its debut fund at $55 million. Rose Capital Fund I will focus on backing cannabis operators in the following sectors: consumer packaged goods; data and analytics; distribution and logistics; and ancillary products. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, CT – NOVEMBER 29, 2018 – Rose Capital, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm, has announced the final closing of Rose Capital Fund I, LP (the “Fund”). The Fund closed oversubscribed and ahea...
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Littlejohn & Co Fund VI raises $2.84 bln

Littlejohn & Co LLC said Nov. 20 that its latest fund closed on $2.84 billion. The firm’s prior fund raised $2 billion in 2014. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, CT – November 20, 2018 — Littlejohn & Co., LLC, a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced the successful final closing of Littlejohn Fund VI, L.P. with $2.84 billion of committed capital, exceeding the fund’s target of $2.5 billion. The firm’s previous fund, Littlejohn Fund V, L.P., with $2.0 billion of committed capital...
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Cedar Gate Technologies beefs up board with new addition

Greenwich, Connecticut-based Cedar Gate Technologies, a care performance management analytic company, has named Dr. Lee Bernard Sacks to its board of directors. Recently, Sacks was the chief medical officer of Advocate Aurora Health. In 2014, Cedar Gate was formed by GTCR and David Snow. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Cedar Gate Technologies today announced that Lee Bernard Sacks, M.D. has been elected to its Board of Directors, adding valuable clinical expertise an...
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Palladin acquires Splash Car Wash

Palladin Consumer Retail Partners LLC has acquired Greenwich, Connecticut-based Splash Car Wash, a regional operator of car washes. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE BOSTON, MA and GREENWICH, CT – November 5, 2018 – Palladin Consumer Retail Partners, LLC (“Palladin” or “PCRP”) (pcrp.com) announced today the acquisition of SPLASH CAR WASH (“Splash” or the “Company”) (Splashcarwashes.com) in partnership with Mark Curtis, Chris Fisher, Dan Petrelle and the strong Splash management te...
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PE-backed ILG acquires Coleman Floor Company

Interior Logic Group Inc has acquired Coleman Floor Company, a design center services and flooring installation business. The seller was BMC Stock Holdings Inc. No financial terms were disclosed. ILG is jointly owned by Littlejohn & Co. LLC and Platinum Equity. PRESS RELEASE IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interior Logic Group, Inc. (“ILG”) announced today the acquisition of Coleman Floor Company (“Coleman”), a design center services and flooring installation business, from BMC Stock Holdings, In...
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L Catterton targets $625 mln for fourth growth equity fund

Greenwich, Connecticut-based L Catterton, a consumer-focused private equity firm, is seeking to raise $625 million for its fourth growth equity fund, according to an SEC filing. In February 2018, L Catterton closed its previous growth equity fund at $615 million.  
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Opryland Premium Select Service Portfolio Transacted by The Plasencia Group

The Plasencia Group, a leading, privately-owned hospitality investment advisory firm, is pleased to announce the sale of the Fairfield Inn & Suites and Courtyard Nashville at Opryland hotels, located in Nashville, Tennessee, together comprising 203 rooms. The firm represented Wheelock Street Capital, a real estate investment firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut and Boston, Massachusetts, in the sale of the portfolio. Gehr Hospitality, a Century City, California-based hospitality investmen...
Tags: Travel, Fairfield, Boston Massachusetts, Nashville Tennessee, Greenwich Connecticut, Opryland, Plasencia Group, Courtyard Nashville, Wheelock Street Capital, Gehr Hospitality a Century City California, Lou Plasencia, Nick Plasencia, Chris Plasencia


Littlejohn buys Cook & Boardman

Littlejohn & Co. LLC has acquired Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based The Cook & Boardman Group, a provider of commercial door entry solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Goldman Sachs, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey Inc and KKR Capital Markets LLC provided the financing for the transaction. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, CT, October 22, 2018 – Littlejohn & Co., LLC (“Littlejohn”), a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced that it has acquired The Cook & Boardman Group (“Co...
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Littlejohn hires two and promotes one

Littlejohn & Co. LLC has hired Beth Pollack and Thomas Bennet as vice presidents. Also, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based investment firm promoted Bart Stout to vice president. Previously, Pollack was at Marble Ridge Capital while Bennet, who recently rejoined Littlejohn having started his career there in 2011, was at ScenarioTwo. And, Stout joined Littlejohn in 2011. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Littlejohn & Co., LLC (“Littlejohn”), a private investment firm based in Greenwich,...
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Great Point Partners amasses over $116 mln for third

Great Point Partners has raised over $116 million for its third fund, according to an SEC filing. The target is $250 million. The Greenwich, Connecticut-based buyout shop invests in healthcare companies.
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Remodeling 101: 8 Sources for Used Appliances

If you drive a secondhand car, you’re well aware of the pros and cons of buying used machinery. But did you know you could shop the same way for a fridge or a stove or a mixer? We didn’t until years back, when architect Elizabeth Roberts told us she found her Wolf range on Craigslist (see page 82 of the Remodelista book). Now we’re noticing more and more appliances sourced at a discount on sites like this (see, for example, The House that Craigslist Built and A Buzzfeed Founder’s Renovated Rowho...
Tags: Books, New York, Craigslist, Budget, Ebay, Chicago, Brooklyn, House, Queens, Paris, Philadelphia, Appliances, Kitchenaid, Bosch, Kitchens, Wolf


Littlejohn hires chief talent officer

Littlejohn & Co LLC has appointed Courtney Hagen as chief talent officer. Previously, she was senior vice president of human resources for LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton North America. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, CT – July 19, 2018 — Littlejohn & Co., LLC (“Littlejohn”), a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, today announced that Courtney Hagen has joined the firm as Chief Talent Officer. Courtney brings a background in talent acquisition and assessment, organization design and develop...
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Remodeling 101: All About Stair Runners

Over 10 years of Remodelista, we’ve seen architects, designers, and homeowners do inventive things with stair runners (which, historically, tend to be a little uninteresting). There was this dramatic green stair runner, and this casual painted runner. But do stair runners actually have a purpose? Do you really need one? To get some answers to common questions about stair runners, we talked with designer Victoria Kirk, who established Victoria Kirk Interiors in 2007. Her company, based in Larchmo...
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ILG buys Sterling Manufacturing

Interior Logic Group Inc has acquired Sarasota, Florida-based Sterling Manufacturing, a countertop and cabinetry installation business. No financial terms wee disclosed. Interior Logic Group Inc recently merged with Interior Specialists Inc to form a new company owned by Platinum Equity and Littlejohn & Co. LLC. PRESS RELEASE IRVINE, Calif. & SARASOTA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Interior Logic Group, Inc. (“ILG”) is pleased to announce that the company recently completed the acquisition of Sterling Ma...
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Stone Point to buy majority of Sabal Capital Partners

Stone Point Capital LLC has agreed to buy a majority of Sabal Capital Partners LLC. Financial terms weren’t announced. Sabal, of Irvine, California, is a small balance debt provider and servicer. PRESS RELEASE IRVINE, Calif., July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sabal Capital Partners, LLC, a diversified financial services firm specializing in commercial real estate, lending and investing, announced today that it has recently signed definitive agreements for the acquisition of a majority interest in...
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