Buyout group Bain Capital is the frontrunner to acquire software company SoftWare One Holdings after other interested parties including rival private equity firm Apax Partners, dropped out of the race to acquire the Swiss firm, according to a report by Reuters.
TOP STORY: Global private investment firm Bain Capital is close to agreeing the sale of portfolio company Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings, a developer of drugs for neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s to AbbVie Inc in a deal worth around $8bn, according to a report by Reuters.
Private equity major Blackstone is considering selling Anthos Therapeutics, the developer of a new generation of blood thinners launched four years ago with backing from Novartis, according to a report by Reuters.
HIG Capital, a global alternative investment firm with $59bn of capital under management, has completed the acquisition of IT solutions provider Mainline Information Systems, which will continue to be led by its existing management team headed by CEO Jeff Dobbelaere.
Vestar Capital Partners, a US middle-market private equity firm, has completed the sale of Edward Don & Co, a distributor of foodservice equipment and supplies, to Sysco Corporation. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
The latest quarterly M&A statistics by the ONS reveal that mergers and acquisitions in the UK in Q3 (July to September) 2023, which involved inward, outward and domestic activity, was down on the previous quarter.
Hudson Hill Capital, a private investment firm founded by Eric Rosen, has made a significant majority investment in MarketTime, a SaaS platform that facilitates wholesale retail commerce between brands, manufacturer representatives, agents and retailers.
Middle-market private equity firm Gemspring Capital has completed the sale of portfolio company Valant Medical Solutions, a provider of SaaS-based electronic health record and practice management software, to an affiliate of Resurgens Technology Partners.
Truelink Capital, a middle-market PE firm focused on the technology-enabled services and industrials sectors, has acquired Ansira Partners, an independent global marketing services and solutions company with proprietary channel, website, and advertising technology platforms.
Software-focused private investment firm Thoma Bravo has completed the sale of Imperva, a provider of application and data security solutions, to Thales, in an all-cash transaction that values the business at approximately $3.6bn.
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