Reuters News wrote a new post, Shaw to acquire ViaWest from Oak Hill in $1.2 bln deal: Reuters, on the site Canada 7 hours, 9 minutes ago
(Reuters) – Canadian media and cable company Shaw Communications Inc said it would buy data center services provider ViaWest Inc from U.S. private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners and others in a deal valued […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, 3i exploring sale of lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur – FT, on the site PE HUB 9 hours, 17 minutes ago
(Reuters) – London-based private equity firm 3i Group Plc is exploring the sale of British luxury lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur, the Financial Times reported on Thursday citing a source.
3i will appoint a […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Auriga says is in talks with parties on potential sale-Reuters, on the site PE HUB 9 hours, 22 minutes ago
(Reuters) – Auriga Industries said on Thursday it was in talks with several parties on a sale transaction following reports of bankers working on debt financing for the sale of its crop protection unit, […]
Carlyle Group LP said on Wednesday its second-quarter earnings doubled from a year earlier as one of its European buyout funds started paying performance fees, highlighting the growth potential of its private […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Austria’s Volksbanken sells private equity portfolio: Reuters, on the site PE HUB 14 hours, 32 minutes ago
Austria’s Volksbanken has sold a portfolio of private equity funds worth 110 million euros ($147 million) as part of a revamp demanded by the European Commission, it said on Thursday.
Volksbanken, one of six […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, BlackBerry buffs up security credentials with Secusmart deal: Reuters, on the site Canada 1 day, 5 hours ago
(Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY.O) (BB.TO) is buying a privately held German firm that specializes in voice and data encryption, the handset maker said on Tuesday, in a bid to burnish its credentials with highly […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Italy’s Clessidra buys 35 pct of clothing group Harmont & Blaine-Reuters, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 11 hours ago
(Reuters) – Italian private equity firm Clessidra has agreed to buy 35 percent of Harmont & Blaine in a move set to help fund the expansion of the Naples-based casual wear maker ahead of a planned bourse […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Charterhouse picks banks for IPO of Germany’s Armacell, say sources-Reuters, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 11 hours ago
(Reuters) – British buyout group Charterhouse Capital has picked banks to prepare a stock market listing of its German insulation materials firm Armacell, two people familiar with the plans said.
The private […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Terra Firma’s aircraft lessor Awas eyes $13 billion breakup: Reuters, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 13 hours ago
Awas, the aircraft leasing company owned by British private equity firm Terra Firma, is working on a break-up that could value the Dublin-based lessor at roughly $13 billion, according to people familiar with the […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, China pork giant WH Group raises $2.1 bln in HK IPO: Reuters, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 13 hours ago
WH Group Ltd, the world’s biggest pork producer, has raised the $2.1 billion it sought in a Hong Kong initial public offering, a person with direct knowledge of the deal said on Wednesday.
The IPO, which closed […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, KKR-backed Rundong Auto to launch up to $138 mln HK IPO: Reuters, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 13 hours ago
China’s Rundong Automobile Group, backed by private equity firm KKR & Co LP, said it will launch an up to $138 million initial public offering in Hong Kong on Thursday, betting on continued demand for luxury […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, 3i says new financial year has started well: Reuters, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 14 hours ago
London-based private equity group 3i said it earned 164 million pounds ($277.88 million) from exiting companies in the last quarter, with a further 245 million pounds to come.
“We are seeing good momentum […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Israel tech firms raise $930 mln in Q2 from venture capital: Reuters, on the site Canada 2 days, 4 hours ago
(Reuters) – Israeli private high-tech firms raised US$930 million in venture capital in the second quarter, the highest quarterly amount since 2000, the Israel Venture Capital (IVC) Research Center said on […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Bain Capital to sell just under half of Japan telemarketer Bellsystem24 to Itochu-Reuters, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 9 hours ago
(Reuters) – U.S. buyout firm Bain Capital has agreed to sell a 49.9 percent stake in Japanese telemarketing firm Bellsystem24 Holdings to Tokyo-based trading house Itochu Corp, the parties said in separate […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, E-tailer Flipkart raises $1 billion in funding-Reuters, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 10 hours ago
(Reuters) - Flipkart, India’s largest e-tailer, said on Tuesday it raised a fresh round of funding worth $1 billion as it tries to aggressively scale up after Amazon.com Inc‘s rapid expansion in the country has […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Carlyle nears $5 billion deal for Acosta – Reuters, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 15 hours ago
Reuters – Carlyle Group LP is in advanced talks to acquire Acosta Sales and Marketing, in a deal that could value the consumer goods marketing agency at close to $5 billion including debt, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Carlyle, a Washington, D.C-based buyout firm, is in the final stages of negotiating the deal with Acosta’s…[Read more]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Czech gas pipeline firm puts final touches to revamped capital structure: Reuters, on the site Canada 3 days, 7 hours ago
(Reuters) – Czech gas pipeline operator Net4Gas is in the final stages of overhauling its capital structure with equity financing, bonds and bank loans, it said.
Investors Allianz and Borealis Infrastructure <a href="http://www.pehub.com/canada/2013/08/08/allianz-borealis-complete-buy-rwes-net4gas/" […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Virgin America files for IPO as U.S. airlines recover-Reuters, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 10 hours ago
(Reuters) - Virgin America Inc, the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering U.S. airline market.
The company, […]
Reuters News wrote a new post, Zillow to buy Trulia for $3.5 bln in stock-Reuters, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 11 hours ago
(Reuters) – U.S. real estate website operator Zillow Inc said it would buy smaller rival Trulia Inc for $3.5 billion in stock, as the U.S. real estate market continues its choppy recovery.
The offer values Trulia shares at $70.53 each — a premium of 25 percent based on the stocks’ close on Friday.
Reuters News wrote a new post, Ontario Teachers likely to buy rest of UK’s Bristol Airport, says source-Reuters, on the site PE HUB 3 days, 11 hours ago
(Reuters) – Canada’s Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is seeking to buy the rest of Britain’s Bristol Airport in a deal worth up to 250 million pounds ($424.6 million), a source closely monitoring the situation said […]
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