deals and transactions

AAIPharma Services acquires Celsis Analytical Services

Fri, 06/01/2012 - 06:00

AAIPharma Services Corp has acquired Celsis Analytical Services, a division of Celsis International Ltd that performs material testing services for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and manufacturing sectors. »

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American Industrial Partners acquires Heil Trailer International from Dover Corporation

Thu, 05/01/2012 - 13:00

Middle-market private equity firm American Industrial Partners has completed the purchase of Heil Trailer International from Dover Corporation. Heil Trailer is a global provider of engineered tank and specialty trailers for a diverse range of end markets including oil and gas and infrastructure.  »

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Sun Partners affiliate acquires Kobusch-Sengewald

Thu, 05/01/2012 - 10:00

An affiliate of Sun European Partners, the European adviser to Sun Capital Partners, Inc, has acquired Kobusch-Sengewald, an international producer and processor of custom-designed plastic packaging from Pregis Corporation. »

Adam Maidment, Partner of GCP

GCP Capital Partners announces acquisition of World Trade Group

Wed, 04/01/2012 - 15:00

GCP Capital Partners has acquired World Trade Group (WTG), an international provider of business-to-business events, training and online lead generation services, in a GBP27.5m management buy-out.   »

Mark Gottlieb, Founder, Logicmark

Promus Equity Partners and Generation3 Capital acquire LogicMark

Wed, 04/01/2012 - 13:43

The Chicago-based private equity firms Promus Equity Partners and Generation3 Capital have purchased certain assets of LogicMark, a company that makes personal medical alarm systems.Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. »

Walid Musallam, Carlyle Managing Director and Head of Carlyle MENA,

The Carlyle Group acquires 48% stake in Bahcesehir Koleji

Wed, 04/01/2012 - 13:36

The Carlyle Group has acquired a 48% stake in Bahcesehir Koleji, a private education provider in Turkey. The existing shareholders, the Yucel and Karatas groups, will remain as significant investors in Bahcesehir. Financial terms of the transaction, which closed on 27 Tuesday December, 2011 were not disclosed. »

Wendy Smith, Business Development Manager at Experian Corpfin,

Value of UK M&A deal activity up 11 per cent in 2011, according to Experian Corpfin

Wed, 04/01/2012 - 10:00

The total value of UK mergers, acquisitions, flotations, rights issues and placements was GBP229 billion for 2011, an increase of 11 per cent on 2010, according to Experian Corpfin. The overall volume remained fairly constant, dropping by only two per cent. »

Bill Ford, CEO of General Atlantic

Mu Sigma closes USD108 million investment round led by General Atlantic

Wed, 04/01/2012 - 06:00

Mu Sigma, a provider of analytics and decision support services for global enterprise customers, has closed a USD108 million investment round led by General Atlantic. This is believed to be the biggest private-equity investment made to date in the emerging market for analytics services, and follows Mu Sigma’s April 2011 USD25 million round led by Sequoia Capital (which also participated in this latest round, raising its stake in the company). »


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