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UK sponsor Apax acquires US-based retailer Rue 21in $1bn deal

UK-based private equity firm Apax Partners Holdings Ltd has agreed to buy US apparel retailer Rue21 Inc (NASDAQ:RUE) in an all-cash deal worth some USD1.1bn (EUR851m), the companies said. Under the definitive agreement, which allows for a 40-day go shop […]

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UK private equity firm Bridgepoint acquires France’s Flexitallic Group

UK-based private equity group Bridgepoint Capital Ltd has agreed to acquire French sealing solutions provider The Flexitallic Group from French buyout firm Eurazeo PME via a EUR450m (USD588.9m)

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US sponsor Veronis invests in UK-based SaaS firm Thomsons Online Benefits

US private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson (VSS) said today it had made an investment in UK benefits management software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider Thomsons Online Benefits Ltd, without disclosing

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Sponsor 3i agrees to sell Canada’s Mold Masters to Milacron in $970m deal

UK private equity firm 3i Group plc (LON:III) on Tuesday announced a CAD975m (USD969.1m/EUR724m) deal to sell Canadian melt delivery and control systems specialist Mold-Masters Ltd to plastics

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Sponsor Montagu sells hair styling group ghd to rival Lion Capital in £300m deal

UK-based Montagu Private Equity LLP has agreed to dispose of its hair styling products firm Jemella Group Ltd (dba ghd) to rival private equity firm Lion Capital LLP. The

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Private equity firms KKR and Permira to sell ProSiebenSat stake — report

Buyout firms KKR & Co LP (NYSE:KKR) and Permira Advisers LLP are considering selling their majority interest in German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG (ETR:PSM) to a trade buyer,

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Private equity firms team up to bid for Vivendi’s Brazilian unit GVT

A group of private equity firms, including KKR & Co LP (NYSE:KKR) and Apax Partners LLP, intends to make a joint bid of as much as USD5bn (EUR3.7bn)


US-based food group Hostess to sell Twinkies to private equity

US wholesale baker Hostess Brands Inc could soon announce a deal worth around USD400m (EUR296.2m) to divest certain snack cake brands such as Twinkies and Donettes to buyout

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Guardian Media terminates talks on sale of stake in Trader Media

Guardian Media Group Plc (GMG) has postponed discussions with suitors concerning the divestment of its 50.1% stake in UK publisher Trader Media Group Limited (TMG), the owner of

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Sponsors Blackstone, KKR in race to acquire US-based Life Technologies

US private equity majors The Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) and KKR & Co LP (NYSE:KKR) are among the parties engaged in takeover talks with US life sciences company

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