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Elevation Partners

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by Derek Kessler
Apr 29, 2010
  Going to the chapel, and we're gonna get pur-ur-ur-chased... Welcome to Round Table, which is in fact not a table at all. Round Table is a continuing series on PreCentral where we pose a...
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 28, 2010
While we won’t expect Elevation Partners to say anything about it until the sale is complete, it looks like they’re about to walk away from Palm with a small profit. This flies in the face of...
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by Derek Kessler
Apr 14, 2010
Palm announced today that hedge fund Harbinger Capital has purchased a 9.48% “passive stake” in the company. The purchase of 16 million shares, completed on April 12, equates to an investment of...
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 28, 2010
There are two things that Palm owns that are of true value: webOS and a giant bucket full of patents. Either would be good reason for a larger competitor to purchase Palm, and according to some...
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by Jason Robitaille
Mar 20, 2010
Palm's stocks may have fallen, but that doesn't appear to have shaken Elevation Partners. On the contrary, they're hold strong and standing with Palm in the belief that Palm's webOS is the future...
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by Derek Kessler
Mar 19, 2010
  “Palm is essentially an accelerating death spiral.” That’s not a good thing to hear, and given yesterday’s bleak financial report, we can’t say we disagree (...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 25, 2010
If there’s a lesson to be learned here, it’s don’t mess with the investors. They are sharks, and if they smell blood in the water, look out. Today that’s a lesson Palm learned, revising down...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 12, 2010
While the ranks of Palm are filling with more and more former Apple folk, with CEO Jon Rubinstein at the top, investment firm Elevation Partners is also busy picking up Apple people. While...
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by Derek Kessler
Jan 07, 2010
Investment firm Elevation Partners has invested some $460 million into this little company called Palm. Today, that investment has gained around 54% for the firm, and at one time had nearly...
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by Derek Kessler
Dec 19, 2009
If it weren’t for guys named Bono and McNamee, we wouldn’t even have Palm or webOS today. The guys at Elevation Partners have invested $460 million into Palm, and that investment would net them...