Tomkins taps BofA, Goldman, Morgan Stanley to lead IPO

By Staff Report — 5 years ago

Tomkins Plc, a private equity-owned manufacturer of auto parts and building products, has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs Group and Morgan Stanley to lead an initial public offering that could value the company at as much as $7 billion, people familiar with the matter told sister news service Reuters.

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Buyout firms jostle for John Hardy in jewelery M&A boom

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

Jeweler John Hardy is attracting bid interest from a string of U.S. private equity firms, sources close to the matter said, the latest potential deal in a sector outpacing the broader luxury industry thanks in part to financially independent Asian women, sister news service Reuters reported.

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Danaher, Blackstone in joint bid for Ashland water unit

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP are pursuing a joint bid for chemicals manufacturer Ashland Inc’s water technologies unit, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, in a deal that could top $1.5 billion, sister news service Reuters reported.

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PE-backed groups vie for IMG as KKR exits

By Staff Report — 5 years ago

The buyout firms bidding for talent agency IMG Worldwide Inc have all secured partnerships with other companies in the sector after KKR & Co LP exited an auction seen fetching more than $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, sister news service Reuters reported.

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Apollo, THL explore Capella Healthcare buyout

By Lawrence Aragon — 5 years ago

Buyout firms Apollo Global Management LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners LP are interested in buying hospital operator Capella Healthcare from its private equity owner, according to several people familiar with the matter, sister news service Reuters reported.

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