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OSAGY

Osram Licht

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Carlyle Group

$18.70

0.01 (0.05%)

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Osram Licht confirms talks with Bain Capital, Carlyle Group

Osram Licht AG (OSAGY) confirms market rumors that Bain Capital and Carlyle Group (CG) are considering a joint acquisition of up to 100% of the company's shares. "In this context, the company is currently engaged in detailed discussions with the interested parties. It is not yet clear whether there will be an investment by Bain Capital and Carlyle Group. It is also possible that the discussions fail. In accordance with legal requirements, Osram Licht AG will further inform the capital market and the public in due course," the company stated in a regulatory announcement.

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Morgan Stanley downgrades Apollo Global and Carlyle, favors brokers late cycle
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley analyst Michael Cyprys downgraded Apollo Global (APO) and Carlyle Group (CG), each to Equal Weight from Overweight, stating that he sees growing risk to portfolio harvesting and dividends and favors discount brokers in a more volatile, late cycle environment. On Apollo, he said he now has less conviction that cash performance fees can accelerate over the next 12 months given the more volatile market backdrop. On Carlyle, he sees risk to growing cash performance fees with increased market volatility. Cyprys lowered his price target on Apollo shares to $34 from $42 and cut his price target on Carlyle shares to $23 from $31.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Apple (AAPL) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Guggenheim with analyst Robert Cihra saying the average selling price of the iPhone has increased a "dramatic" $220, or 40%, over the past 10 years, reflecting its "growing value to both consumer and business markets." 2. Kellogg (K) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst Ken Goldman saying that while nothing at the company's investor day "necessarily disappointed" him, he also did not gain "much comfort that the bottom-line turnaround would be swift." 3. Apollo Global (APO) and Carlyle Group (CG) were downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 4. Conagra Brands (CAG) downgraded to Underperform from Market Perform at Bernstein with analyst Alexia Howard saying the frozen category has experienced positive growth over the past year, largely led by new product innovation from Conagra and Pinnacle Foods, but this now seems to be running out of steam. 5. Tenneco (TEN) downgraded to Underweight from Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Armintas Sinkevicius citing its elevated leverage and limited free cash flow conversion in what he views as an increasingly uncertain environment for auto suppliers. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Carlyle Group upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs
Goldman Sachs analyst Alexander Blostein upgraded Carlyle Group to Buy from Neutral with a price target of $21. The analyst contends that the 31% decline in its stock price, which is about double of the 15% peer average decline, does not account for "considerable change" in the company's cash flow stability profile, citing its "significant growth in fee-related earnings and improving backdrop for incentive income". Blostein expects Carlyle Group to deliver a 23% annualized revenue growth through 2020 in spite of the softer macro backdrop.
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Citi gets more defensive on Brokers & Asset Managers, downgrades five
Citi analyst Citi analyst William Katz is taking a more defense stance on the traditional Brokers & Asset Managers to reflect what he sees as "weak" fundamentals and "still elevated" consensus estimates. The analyst reduced his target multiples across the group and downgraded Affiliated Managers (AMG) and Brightsphere Investment Group (BSIG) to Neutral from Buy as well as Artisan Partners (APAM), Waddell & Reed (WDR) and Franklin Resources (BEN) to Sell from Neutral. Katz calls Och-Ziff Capital (OZM) and LPL Financial (LPLA) his top ideas and also opened a "30 Day Positive Catalyst Watch" for Carlyle Group (CG) and Legg Mason (LM). The analyst recommends pair trades of Overweight AllianceBernstein (AB), underweight Artisan Partners (APAM), and overweight BlackRock (BLK), underweight T. Rowe Price (TROW).

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