PE-backed Sedgwick to acquire T&H

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, a portfolio company of KKR and Stone Point Capital, has agreed to buy T&H. No financial terms were disclosed. The deal is expected to close in the next 60 days. Headquartered in Naperville, Illinois, T&H is a specialized claims services provider.


KKR completes Goodpack acquisition

KKR has closed its buy of Singapore-based Goodpack, a maker of intermediate bulk containers. No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of the transaction, Goodpack has been delisted from the Singapore stock exchange.

sunrise nov 1

peHUB First Read

This Tuesday morning read all about CalPERS ditching its hedge funds, University of California setting up a VC fund for campus start-ups, Hellman & Friedman VIII’s latest commitment and how Colorado PERA funds are doing.


United Internet acquires KKR’s Versatel stake

United Internet is acquiring 74.9 per cent of shares in Versatel from KRR. Together with the 25.1 percent stake which it already holds, United Internet will raise its holding of Versatel shares to 100 percent. KKR originally invested in Versatel in July 2011.


Shamrock Capital leads $70 mln Series D for FanDuel

FanDuel said Tuesday that it closed $70 million in Series D financing led by Shamrock Capital Advisors. NBC Sports Ventures and KKR participated in the round. New York-based FanDuel provides fantasy sports leagues that last just one day. Existing investors include Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Bullpen Capital, Scottish Enterprise and serial investor Richard Koch also participated. The company has raised $88 million in total capital. Mesa Global served as FanDuel’s investment bank for this round of financing.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence attends the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" world movie premiere in New York

peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Apple denies that an iCloud breach caused the theft of celebrity nude photos, Credit Suisse investigates two traders on its European equities sales team in London and FanDuel raises $70 mln.

first read April 29

peHUB First Read

This Tuesday morning read all about Chicago Teachers’ search for a deputy exec director, an analysis of cross border LBOs and the top five European biotech SMEs.

PE top 10 larry and shutterstock_121959277

Top 10 posts: private equity

Trending in private equity news this week: Chicago Growth alums round up $350 million for new effort, TA is hungry for SkinnyPop, and Dyal Capital is looking for a PE senior associate.

PEHUB Community

Join the 12505 members of peHUB to make connections, share your opinion, and follow your favorite authors.

Join the Community

Look Who’s Tweeting

PE HUB News Briefs

RSS Feed Widget

VCJ Headlines (subscribers only)

RSS Feed Widget

Buyouts Headlines (subscribers only)

RSS Feed Widget

Reuters VC and PE feed

RSS Feed Widget