PE Week Wire — 7/14/06

Leonard Green & Partners and Texas Pacific Group have agreed to acquire retailer Petco Animal Supplies Inc. (Nasdaq: PETC) for $29 per share, or $1.8 billion including assumed debt. Petco stock closed trading yesterday at $19.45 per share. http://www.petco.com/

Kronos Inc. (Nasdaq: KRON) has agreed to acquire Unicru Inc., a Beaverton, Ore.