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Gide advises KPS Capital Partners on Winoa acquisition

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 09:09

Gide has advised US fund KPS Capital Partners on the acquisition of Winoa, which includes WHA Holding and its affiliates, from a consortium of investors led by KKR. »

Pamplona acquires

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 08:09

Pamplona Capital Management, together with the existing management team, has acquired a majority interest in, a provider of obituary-related products and services to newspapers, funeral homes, and more than 43 million monthly visitors across the globe. »

Perscitus and Aspinall Capital complete LBO of Vertik-Al

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 07:59

Aspinall Capital Partners and Perscitus have completed the joint acquisition of powder coating company Vertik-Al Limited. »

Golden Gate Capital acquires Cole-Parmer

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 16:41

Private equity firm Golden Gate Capital has completed the acquisition of Cole-Parmer from private equity firm GTCR. »

European M&A robust in 2016 and continuing to provide opportunities in 2017, says CMS

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 13:53

The European merger and acquisition (M&A) climate in 2016 was similar in value and volume to 2014, a good year, but not as frothy as 2015, according to the CMS European M&A Study 2017 from law firm CMS. »

UK tech M&A riding high, says Livingstone

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:23

Inbound merger and acquisition (M&A) investment into UK computer software companies has increased by 70 per cent over a two-year period, according to a report launched by Livingstone, an international mid-market M&A and debt advisory firm. »

Warburg Pincus takes 35 per cent stake in Avaloq

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:14

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is to acquire a 35 per cent shareholding in Avaloq group, a fintech company specialising in banking solutions, from existing shareholders. »

Investec supports James Grant Group’s Deckstar acquisition

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 14:17

Investec Growth & Acquisition Finance has provided USD12.1 million to support the US expansion of existing client James Grant Group, a management and professional services provider to clients including Ant & Dec, The Script and Davina McCall. »

KKR and CDPQ acquire USI

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 14:23

KKR and CDPQ have teamed with employees of USI Insurance Services to acquire the US insurance brokerage and consulting firm. »

Onlineprinters to acquire Solopress

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 08:50

Onlineprinters, one of Europe's largest B2B online printing companies, is to acquire Solopress. »

BaltCap acquires majority stake in TREV-2

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 12:48

BaltCap has increased its ownership in TREV-2, the Estonian infrastructure construction company, by acquiring an additional 38 per cent stake from East Capital Explorer for EUR5.7 million. »

Investec supports CBPE Capital’s acquisition of SafeChem Europe

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 10:31

Investec Growth & Acquisition Finance has supported the acquisition of SafeChem Europe by CBPE Capital, a London-based mid-market private equity investor. »

Privet Capital acquires Vivid Toy Group

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 10:02

Private equity investor Privet Capital has acquired Vivid Toy Group for an undisclosed sum.  »

Kirkland & Ellis advises Ally Bridge on privatisation offer for Shandong Luoxin

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 10:01

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Ally Bridge Group, as a joint offeror with a consortium established by an affiliate of the target company’s controlling shareholder and GL Capital Group, in its proposed HKD2.34 billion (USD300 million) privatisation offer for the H shares of Shandong Luoxin Pharmaceutical Group by way of a voluntary conditional cash offer.  »

Aksia Capital IV fund acquires 70 per cent of Alpha Test

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 08:55

Independent private equity firm Aksìa Group has acquired 70 per cent of Alpha Test, a Milan-based professional education company, specialising in books and courses for preparation at university admission test. »

Vista Equity Partners to acquire D+H

Vista Equity Partners to acquire D+H

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 14:40

DH Corporation (D+H), a provider of technology solutions to financial institutions globally, is to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners for CAD25.50 per share in cash. »

Cairngorm Capital supports Stevenswood’s acquisition of Truemans

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 12:28

Cairngorm Capital Partners had made a further investment in Stevenswood Trade Centres to enable Stevenswood’s acquisition of Truemans Holdings. »

PIXID acquires Amris ATS and ZAO

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 13:02

PIXID SAS, a French cloud-based temporary workforce management and recruitment solutions provider, has acquired the Internet Corporation, the owner of applicant tracking system and recruitment software Amris. »

Henkel to acquire hair professional business in Mexico and the US

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 12:56

Henkel signed an agreement to acquire Nattura Laboratorios, headquartered in Guadalajara, Mexico, and associated companies in the US, Colombia and Spain. »

Fave acquires Groupon Singapore

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:52

Southeast Asian online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce specialist Fave has acquired Groupon Singapore. »

Ardian, Keensight Capital and Parquest Capital acquire Unither

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:48

Ardian, Keensight Capital and Parquest Capital have completed their acquisition of Unither, a pharmaceutical contract development manufacturing organisation (CDMO), alongside the company’s existing management team. »

GCA Altium advises on sale of Wex Photographic

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:37

GCA Altium has acted as exclusive financial adviser to the shareholders of Wex Photographic on its sale to Aurelius. »

Monroe Capital provides credit facility to DRB and Echelon

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 10:37

Monroe Capital has acted as sole lead arranger and administrative agent on the funding of a USD100 million senior credit facility to support the acquisition of Echelon Group (a d/b/a of MedLien Manager) and future growth of its successor Echelon Medical Capital, a portfolio company of DRB Financial Solutions. »

TVS Rico acquires majority stake in SPC International

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 08:39

TVS Rico Supply Chain Services has acquired a majority stake in SPC International from Beringea, adding repair and parts supply to the company’s end to end supply chain services. »

RD Capital Partners acquires Kings Bromley Nursing Home

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 08:37

Kings Bromley Nursing Home in Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, has been acquired by RD Capital Partners (RDCP Care Limited) in a leveraged buyout deal supported by a seven figure funding package structured by Allied Irish Bank (GB). »

Mohammed Alardhi, Investcorp

Investcorp establishes credit management offering

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 14:01

Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has completed its acquisition and integration of the debt management business of 3i (3iDM) from 3i Group plc. »

LGT Capital Partners to acquire European Capital

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 13:58

Alternative investment specialist LGT Capital Partners is to acquire European Capital Fund Management, a London- and Paris-based private debt manager, from companies controlled by Ares Management. »

Sentinel Capital Partners acquires cabi

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 13:09

Private equity firm Sentinel Capital Partners has acquired cabi, a direct seller of women’s apparel in the US, Canada and the UK. »

Henkel submits USD100m offer for Darex Packaging Technologies

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 10:11

Henkel has entered into exclusive negotiations with GCP Applied Technologies to acquire its global Darex Packaging Technologies business for USD1.05 million (EUR995 million) on a cash and debt free basis. »

Teton Advisors acquires Keeley Asset Management

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 08:10

Teton Advisors has acquired certain assets of Keeley Asset Management Corp (KAMCO), a pioneer in small and mid-cap value investing founded by John L Keeley, Jr in 1982. »


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