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Bain Capital's Guitar Center hits rough patch

NEW YORK, June 12 (Reuters-BUYOUTS)-Standard & Poor's cut its debt rating on Bain Capital-owned Guitar Center Holdings Inc late last month, as the music retailer purchased during the height of the 2007 buyout boom struggles with "weak operating trends." The corporate credit rating on the WestlakFull story

Analysis: How energy efficiency firms are eating utilities' lunch

PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - With better insulation, triple glazing and frugal boilers, new houses can cut energy use by up to 90 percent, which is good news for consumers but bad for utilities that vie with energy services firms for their efficiency euros. Full story

Exclusive: Bain, Advent cancel sale of WorldPay's U.S. unit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - WorldPay's private equity owners, Bain Capital LLC and Advent International Corp, have canceled the auction of the payment processing firm's U.S. unit, WorldPay told Reuters on Friday. Full story

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BMC to go private in $6.9 billion deal led by Bain, Golden Gate

BMC to sell itself to private equity group for $6.9 billion

Exclusive: Bain, Golden Gate nearing more than $6.5 billion deal for BMC - sources

Exclusive: Bain, Golden Gate in the lead to buy BMC Software -sources

Bidders for Carestream down to Bain, THL: sources

International Paper in talks to spin off distribution business

Exclusive: Bain nears $3 billion fundraising close - sources

Exclusive: Buyout firms eye Yankee Candle in $2 billion deal - sources

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  Fund One Boston & the Celtics Pledge to Help Victims

Stephen Pagliuca, Bain Capital managing director, describes what he witnessed from his office window directly after the Boston Marathon bombing, and talks about the Shamrock Foundation's commitment to raise $200,000 to support the families affected by ...