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Triton set to buy Alstom’s heat exchanger unit – Reuters

German private equity group Triton looks set to buy French turbine and train maker Alstom‘s heat exchanger unit, writes Reuters. The Triton bid is seen as having an edge over a rival offer by private equity firm Bain. Private equity firm Astorg was also expected to have submitted a bid last week, writes Reuters.

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Valence Group Banker Sees Good Mix of Chemical Deals Ahead

The Valence Group’s Anton Ticktin, who’s been focused on mergers and acquisitions in the chemical sector since the late 1990s, ranks 2013’s deal prospects as bullish, with major private equity players wading in. “We have a very strong pipeline,” Ticktin said in a phone interview. “We think 2013 will remain pretty robust, maybe not at the peak of 2011, but certainly at a high level—maybe the same as 2012.”

LabCorp Denies Takeover Rumors

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings said Wednesday that it has “no knowledge” pf plans by private equity firms to take over the company via an LBO. LabCorp said in a statement that it is not in current discussions with any firms. LabCorp is responding to a Mergermarket report that says a PE consortium plans to […]

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