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Carlyle Group’s US Buyout Fund Secures $18.5B Capital

The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) has raised $18.5 billion for its latest fund that invests in U.S. companies in defense and government services and aerospace industries. The private equity firm said Monday the amount of capital raised for the Carlyle Partners VII fund surpassed the $15 billion target, reflecting a 42 percent increase …

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CSRA Shows Openness to Deals With ‘Cloud-Enabled Digitization’ Factor, 1Q Earnings Top Street Outlook

CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) is open to acquisitions and has allocated a portion of its cash deployment strategy for potential deals, the company’s chief executive told investors Wednesday. “They have to give us a technology edge as we think about cloud-enabled digitization of the marketplace. We always look for customer intimacy and competitive …

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CenturyLink Board OKs 2-Year, $1B Share Buyback Plan

CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) board of directors has approved a plan to repurchase up to $1 billion of the company’s common stock over the next two years. The company intends to fund the purchases with free cash flow generated by the business and start the new initiative after completing its current …

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Gary Bloom: MarkLogic Eyes M&A Deals, Public Listing

Database software maker MarkLogic could evaluate potential acquisitions between the next six and 12 months and also consider a merger with a larger publicly-traded company, according to a report from Oracle World. MarkLogic CEO Gary Bloom told Oracle World that either Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) or IBM (NYSE: IBM) could position themselves to acquire …

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GTSI to Repurchase up to $5M of Common Stock to Take Advantage of Strong Cash Position

GTSI‘s board of directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to $5 million in shares of its common stock. The share repurchase program is effective immediately and the timing and amount of shares repurchased will be determined by company management. The company said the move follows several capital allocation strategies it is considering to take advantage of its strong …

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