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What to Expect for Carlyle’s Earnings and Revenue in 4Q17
The Carlyle Group (CG) will announce its 4Q17 results on February 7, 2018. In this series, we’ll take a peek at its performance and what’s expected.
Carlyle’s Corporate Private Equity Division in 4Q17
Acquisition of majority stake On December 21, 2017, The Carlyle Group (CG) announced that Carlyle Growth Investments IV had acquired a majority stake in Visionary RCM Infotech. The company, based in Chennai, India, serves the needs of healthcare clients. According to Carlyle, Visionary’s market is expected to witness upward momentum, leading to more opportunities. Visionary also shared […]
ValueAct Capital Lowers Its Stake in CBRE Group
CBRE Group reported 4Q14 revenue of $2.8 billion, an increase of 25% on a year-over-year (or YoY) basis.
Consumer Confidence Report Shatters Expectations, SPY Offers Hope
A positive US (SPY)(IVV) consumer confidence report boosted the stocks of consumer firms on March 31.
Highlights of ValueAct Capital’s activist positions
ValueAct is based in San Francisco. It manages more than $14 billion on behalf of several institutional and individual investors. The fund was founded in 2000.
ValueAct Capital lowers stake in Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins Inc. is a leader in the design, production, and support of communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military customers worldwide.
ValueAct Capital sells shares in Motorola Solutions
ValueAct Capital lowered its position in MSI. An amended 13D filing in November noted that the fund owns 17,588,576 shares. This is down from 28,907,623 shares.
ValueAct Capital lowers stake in Dresser-Rand before merger deal
ValueAct Capital lowered its position in Dresser-Rand Group (DRC). An amended 13D filing in July noted that the fund owns 2,004,462 shares.
Understanding Analysts’ Views on KKR
KKR & Company (KKR) is being covered by 14 analysts as of March 2018, five of which have suggested “strong buys” on the stock.
What Are KKR’s Valuations Leading Up to Its 1Q18 Results?
KKR & Company’s (KKR) next-12-month PE (price-to-earnings ratio) stands at 8.81x compared to its competitors’ average of 19.28x.
KKR to Provide Funds to Qui! Group
KKR & Company announced on February 27, 2018, that it would be advancing funds to Qui! Group in order to support the company so that it would experience growth.
What’s Expected of KKR’s Private Equity Segment in 1Q18?
KKR & Company’s (KKR) Private Markets segment generated net management, monitoring, and transaction fees of $724.6 million in 2017.
What Analysts Recommend for Carlyle
Of the 12 analysts covering Carlyle (CG) in February 2018, four are suggesting a “hold.”
What Drove Carlyle’s Investment Solutions Segment?
The carry funds of The Carlyle Group’s (CG) Investment Solutions segment saw appreciation of 3% in 4Q17 and 10% in 2017.
How Carlyle’s Private Equity Segment Performed in 4Q17
Carlyle Group’s (CG) Corporate Private Equity segment generated net performance fees of $260 million in 4Q17.
Carlyle Group Reports Strong 4Q17 Results
Carlyle Group (CG) posted earnings per share (or EPS) of $1.01 in 4Q17, which was significantly above analysts’ estimates.
What Carlyle Group Projects for the Stock Market in 2018
The Carlyle Group (CG) is of the view that the increasing interest rates as well as volatility surrounding the markets might negatively impact the company’s performance.
Carlyle Raises Capital for Structured Credit Fund
Targeting collateralized loan obligations On January 2, 2018, The Carlyle Group (CG) announced fundraising for a structured credit fund. The company has raised capital of around $800 million. With the help of structured credit, the company plans to gain presence in the CLO (collateralized loan obligation) space. The Carlyle Structured Credit Fund has been handled by […]
Carlyle Wraps Up the Sale of Companeo
Sale closed On January 11, 2018, The Carlyle Group (CG) announced the sale of Companeo Groupe to Infopro Digital. Companeo, in the business of lead generation, helps businesses find new customers. It has a strong presence in Europe. The alternative asset manager invested in Companeo and acquired a majority stake in August 2010, expecting that the company […]
Understanding Carlyle’s Global Market Strategies Division
Minority shareholder On December 27, 2017, The Carlyle Group (CG) announced that it had become a minority shareholder in Bis Industries, where a financial reorganization has taken place. The company provides materials for handling solutions and logistics. Its clients include resource and mining companies. Bis Industries’ financial reorganization has decreased its financial leverage and gross debt, allowing it […]
Comparing Blackstone’s Valuations to Its Peers’
Analysts have given an average estimate of Blackstone’s revenue of $1.7 billion for 4Q17, while they’ve given its revenue high and low estimates of $1.9 billion and $1.5 billion.
Behind Blackstone’s Hedge Fund Solutions Division
The Blackstone Group’s (BX) hedge fund solutions division generated total revenue of $573.3 million in the first nine months of 2017.
Analyzing the Blackstone Group’s Real Estate Division
The Blackstone Group’s real estate division garnered total revenue of $2.4 billion in the first three quarters of 2017, compared to $1.5 billion in the same period of 2016.
Blackstone’s Private Equity Division Saw a Strong Performance
The Blackstone Group’s (BX) private equity division posted total revenue of $1.4 billion in the first nine months of 2017, compared to $895.3 million in the first nine months of 2016.
Understanding Blackstone’s Total Expenses
The Blackstone Group (BX) incurred total expenses of $2.7 billion in the first nine months of 2017, compared to $2.1 billion in the same period of 2016.
Black Week for REITs, Real Estate Services Performed the Worst
Though the week ended Friday, January 8, 2016, wasn’t fruitful for many investors, a few REITs provided some relief to investors in the volatile market.
Fairholme Lowers Its Stake in St. Joe
In 4Q14, St. Joe’s revenues fell by more than half from 4Q13 to $15.7 million, as real estate sales dropped by 76% and timber sales fell by 85%.
“Make in India” could impact India’s industrial production in 2015
Industrial production is measured by the Index of Industrial Production, or IIP. The index tracks 682 items under three sectors—mining, manufacturing, and electricity.
Must-know: Infrastructure debt funds in India
Infrastructure debt funds are investment vehicles sponsored by commercial banks, non-banking financing companies, and mutual funds in India.
Why ValueAct Capital slightly increases position in CBRE Group
ValueAct slightly upped its stake in CBRE Group (CBG) that now accounts for 7.62% of the fund’s 2Q14 portfolio. CBRE is a large commercial real estate services and investment firm. It has leading full-service operations in major metropolitan areas throughout the world.
Why ValueAct Capital starts new position in 21st Century Fox
ValueAct Capital initiated a new position in 21st Century Fox (FOX). It’s a diversified global media and entertainment company. FOX accounts for 0.67% of the fund’s first quarter portfolio. 21st Century Fox is home to a global portfolio of cable and broadcasting networks and properties.
Must-know: ValueAct Capital’s 2Q14 positions
ValueAct Capital Management (or VAC) is an investment company. It’s based in San Francisco. It manages more than $14 billion on behalf of several institutional and individual investors. The firm was founded in 2000. It’s led by its founding partners—Jeffrey Ubben and George Hamel, Jr.