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New Mountain Capital LLC bought Mallinckrodt Baker Inc. from Covidien for about $280 million through an affiliate. Raj Gupta will serve as chairman of Mallinckrodt Baker, a New Jersey-based chemicals maker and marketer that generated sales of $414 million for fiscal 2009. Gupta, a senior advisor at New Mountain, was chairman and CEO of Rohm and Haas.
Darby Overseas Investments Ltd., which is Franklin Templeton Investments’ private equity arm, purchased a substantial minority stake in Controladora Vertice, S.A. de C.V. The investment increases Controladora Vertice's capital base by about 50 percent. The deal was completed by Darby-ProBanco Fund II LP.
PharmaNet Development Group Inc. named Anthony Maida vice president of clinical research. Maida will lead the oncology team at the provider of drug development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug and medical device industries. He previously had his own consulting firm. JLL Partners added the Princeton, N.J.-based company to its portfolio in March 2009.
(Reuters) Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP (BX.N) paid a $3 million ‘clawback’ to investors on a real estate fund, according to a recent filing. A clawback is paid when a fund performs worse than hoped and the private equity executives, or “general partners,” have to refund to investors profit that may have been taken […]
(Reuters) – Chinese retailer GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Ltd (0493.HK) said it had received a letter from a firm owned by its jailed founder and biggest shareholder, seeking to terminate several agreements with the company. In a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange, GOME said on Monday that Beijing GOME, a company owned by […]
(Reuters) – Japan’s Coca-Cola West (2579.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), a Coca-Cola bottler, said on Monday it would buy vegetable juice maker Q’sai Co for about $421 million in a deal that had also drawn interest from global private equity firms. Q’sai was put up for sale earlier this year by owners Daiwa Corporate […]
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