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In Second Opinion, an appeals court rules that the NSA phone data collection is illegal, Alibaba names a new CEO and Yelp stock soars amid talk of a possible sale.


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Catch up on the midweek news as First Read has Qualcomm making a $2.5 billion dollar deal, a second health-care worker tests positive for Ebola and two tech giants offer to freeze eggs for female workers.

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Trending on peHUB this week: Career tips for would-be private equity pros, fundraising halt at Chicago Growth Partners, job openings at CalPERS, GI Partners and Providence, and lots more.


Worldpay invests in Pazien

Worldpay Group has invested in Pazien. Financial terms weren’t announced. Boston-based Pazien, a payments startup. Worldpay, a payments provider, is backed by Bain Capital and Advent International.

peHUB First Read

Catch up on the latest headlines after the weekend with this morning’s First Read which reveals the latest Asian deals, how European venture is blooming and the bursting of the cleantech bubble.

Reuters – Advent Strikes Deal to Control Douglas

Private equity investor Advent plans to make a formal takeover offer for Douglas after reaching a deal with the biggest shareholders of the German retailer, writes Reuters. Advent is joining forces with one of Douglas’s current shareholders in an effort to take the books-to-perfumes retailer private, writes Reuters.

Reuters – Advent to Buy Dutch Firm Mediq

Private equity firm Advent has agreed to buy Dutch medical supplier and pharmacy owner Mediq for 775 million euros ($1 billion) in cash, more than 50 percent above last week’s closing price, writes Reuters. Mediq’s management and supervisory board support the deal, and shareholders owning 20.2 percent of Mediq have already accepted the offer, according to Reuters.

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Get up to speed with the latest happenings in PE and VC over the weekend with this morning’s First Read which features who you should be following in the life science space and where buyout firms are headed next.

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