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Carlyle to acquire Dealogic in transaction valued at about $700 mln

The Carlyle Group and co-investors have agreed to buy Dealogic, which provides data and analytics, market information and capital markets software for financial institutions, along with two related joint ventures, for about $700 million.

Dealogic management and founders will re-invest equity into the deal. Co-investors on the deal include Randall Winn, co-founder and former chief executive officer of Capital IQ, and Euromoney Institutional Investor. Carlyle is investing in Dealogic from its $13 billion Carlyle Partners VI.

Barclays Capital Inc. and J.P. Morgan Limited are advising Carlyle on the deal. JPMorgan Chase Bank, Barclays Capital and Deutsche Bank Securities have committed to provide debt financing to Carlyle on the transaction.

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