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Canada pension board buys insurer Wilton Re for $1.8 bln

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has agreed to buy U.S. life insurance and reinsurance provider Wilton Re Holdings Ltd for $1.8 billion from a group of private equity firms, the first foray by the global deal-maker into the U.S. insurance business.

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Vestar Capital Partners agrees to buy ISS for $364 mln

Vestar Capital Partners has agreed to acquire Institutional Shareholder Services from MSCI for $364 million. The transaction is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2014. Morgan Stanley served as financial advisor to MSCI on the transaction. ISS is a provider of proxy advisory and corporate governance solutions to financial market participants.

Vestar acquires Roland Foods

Vestar Capital Partners has completed the acquisition by Vestar Capital Partners VI, L.P. of a majority interest in American Roland Food Corp including Bruno Scheidt, American Roland Food Corp, Pro Warehouse Corp and Costamar Corp. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Equistone Partners Europe Acquires Sunrise Medical

Sunrise Medical, a New York-based maker of high-end wheelchairs and seating systems that was controlled by Vestar Capital Partners, is being acquired by Equistone Partners Europe, the former buyouts business of Barclays. Terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed.

CCC sold to Bain in Secondary Buyout

Consolidated Container Company, a US-based manufacturer of plastic packaging solutions is to be acquired by Bain Capital Partners. Terms of the agreement to buy the business from Vestar Capital Partners and its other investors were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE Consolidated Container Company (CCC), a leading developer and manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging solutions in North […]

Sun Products Names Ansell Chairman of Board

The Sun Products Corporation, a North American manufacturer and marketer of fabric care and household care products, has named Jeffrey Ansell, currently president and CEO, chairman of the board. Sun Products is backed by majority shareholder Vestar Capital Partners. PRESS RELEASE The Sun Products Corporation, a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of fabric care […]

Radiation Therapy Services Appoints Vestar MD as CFO

Radiation treatment center operator Radiation Therapy Services has appointed Bryan J. Carey as vice chairman and chief financial officer. Carey had been serving as interim chief financial officer since May 2011. He is transitioning to the role of CFO from his position as managing director of Vestar Capital Partners where he spent 11 years providing […]

Former Vestar MD Joins Public Sector Consultant

ASI Government (ASI), a public sector consultancy business specializing in performance management solutions, has appointed Chris Henderson to the company’s board of directors. Henderson was formerly managing director and a member of the investment committee at Vestar Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm with more than $7 billion under management. PRESS RELEASE ASI Government […]

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