Tagged: Platinum Equity

Boston Globe bidding deadline

With the bidding deadline for the Boston Globe here, some question if the two potential buyers – the California investment firm Platinum Equity, and the Taylor family – can handle the reported $115 milion in pension liabilities.  Journalism Professor Fred Bayles, a former AP and USA Today reporter and long-time Globe watcher, says this all reflects […]

Delphi to get GM bailout $$

Auto-parts maker Delphi reportedly will be able to emerge from nearly 4 years in bankruptcy thanks to $2.5 billion in GM bailout money to be used to finance a buyout by a private-equity firm.  School of Management Professor Israel Shaked, an expert in M&A and bankruptcy, can comment on the implications. Contact Israel Shaked, 617-353-2665, shaked@bu.edu