Private Equity

SEC Eyes Hedge Funds on Social Media

Like a parent warily watching a teenager, the SEC is keeping a closer eye on hedge funds and their use of social media. A recent study by marketing firm Agecroft Partners found that the use of social media within the hedge fund industry “has increased significantly” in recent years.

Dollar Tree to Shed 330 Stores

Dollar Tree Inc. plans to sell 330 stores to private-equity firm Sycamore Partners, addressing regulatory concerns related to its planned merger with Family Dollar Stores.