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Thomas H Lee Partners

Early Bain Disputes Cast New Light On Its Business

ProPublica | Jesse Eisinger | Posted 09.10.2012 | Business

ProPublica: It was one of the "quickest big hits in Wall Street history," as the Wall Street Journal put it at the time. In 1996, an investment ...

Demand Media Shares Soar After Failed Buyout Bid

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | Media

April 30 (Reuters) - Shares of Demand Media Inc rose 31 percent on Monday, following reports that an offer to take the company private fell through ...

New Potential Buyer Eyes Yahoo

Posted 01.29.2012 | Technology

By Nadia Damouni NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thomas H. Lee Partners is interested in buying the U.S. operations of Yahoo Inc, breaking away from other b...

Dunkin' Donuts' Parent Company Receives Toasty Investor Reception

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of Dunkin' Donuts parent company are set to start trading Wednesday morning after pricing at $19 per share, more than the $16 ...

Something to Sleep On

Russ Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Russ Baker

It's worthwhile to have a further look at some of the players cited briefly in the Times article about the Simmons mattress company, so here is a bit more on the private equity kingpin Thomas H. Lee.

Simmons' Loss Means Gain For Investors

nytimes.com | JULIE CRESWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Simmons says it will soon file for bankruptcy protection, as part of an agreement by its current owners to sell the company -- the seventh time it has...

"Anything Goes" Capitalism Destroys Companies and Workers' Lives

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Anything Goes capitalism workers' lives, but it sure does work for the private equity firms. They made around $750 million in profits from the now-indebted and bankrupt Simmons.

FCC Approves $19M Clear Channel Buyout

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Federal Communications Commission has signed off on the $19.5 billion deal that will take the nation's largest radio broadcaster private, an agenc...