Advent to invest in LifeMiles

Advent International has agreed to acquire a minority stake in Avianca Holdings subsidiary LifeMiles for $343.7 million. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC served as financial advisor to Avianca on the transaction while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc did likewise for Advent. LifeMiles runs LifeMiles’ loyalty program in Latin America.

PE-backed Genoa buys West Bend Assisted Living Pharmacy

Genoa, a portfolio company of Advent International, has acquired West Bend Assisted Living Pharmacy. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Jackson, Wyoming, West Bend is a provider of medication dispensing and pharmacy consulting services to a variety of facilities.


Advent, Bain and Clessidra to buy ICBPI

A consortium comprised of Advent International, Bain Capital and Clessidra have agreed to acquire Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane S.p.A. for a consideration of 2.15 billion euros. Rothschild, HSBC and Vitale & Associati served as financial advisors to consortium. Based in Milan, ICBPI is a banking services provider.


PE-backed Genoa buys Northeast Pharmaceuticals

Genoa, a portfolio company of Advent International, has acquired Northeast Pharmaceuticals Inc. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Montgomery, Alabama, Northeast Pharmaceuticals is a provider of customized pharmacy services in the Southeast U.S.


Advent to buy Ammeraal Beltech

Advent International said Tuesday it has agreed to buy Ammeraal Beltech from Gamma Holding, a holding company owned by Gilde Buy Out Partners and Parcom Capital Management. Financial terms weren’t announced. Ammeraal Beltech, of the Netherlands, makes, distributes and services conveyor belts for use in light industries, including food processing, automotive, logistics and textiles. William Blair advised Gamma while Jefferies provided financial advice to Advent.


PE-owned restaurant chain Bojangles sets IPO pricing terms

Restaurant chain Bojangles Inc will be selling 6.25 million shares of its IPO at between $15 and $17 per share. The company will list the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “BOJA.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Securities and Jefferies are serving as the lead underwriters. Bojangles is a portfolio company of Advent International.

Care Hospitals Group adds another hospital in India

Care Hospitals Group said Monday it acquired a hospital with 250 beds in Hi Tech City, a suburb of Hyderabad, India. It did not disclose a name of the hospital. Care Hospitals Group, a multispecialty hospital chain in India, is backed by Advent International.

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