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Madison Dearborn to acquire Patterson Medical for about $715 mln

Madison Dearborn Partners has agreed to buy Patterson Companies Inc‘s medical business Patterson Medical for about $715 million in cash. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fiscal second quarter. BofA Merrill Lynch served as financial advisor to Patterson Companies while Barclays and Deutsche Bank advised MDP.

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Pollack joins Blackstone’s real estate group

The Blackstone Group said Monday that Jonathan Pollack has joined the firm as a Senior Managing Director in its Real Estate Group. Pollack was previously a Managing Director and Global Head of Commercial Real Estate, as well as Head of Risk for Structured Finance, at Deutsche Bank.

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VC-backed Xactly files for IPO

San Jose, Calif.-based Xactly, a provider of sales performance management solutions, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Deutsche Bank AG Securities Inc will serve as the lead underwriters. The company’s backers include Alloy Ventures, Bay Partners, Glynn Capital Management, Outlook Ventures and Rembrandt Ventures.

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Apollo agrees to buy Protection 1 and ASG Security

Apollo Global Management LLC has agreed to acquire two security monitoring companies Protection 1 and ASG Security. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected be completed in mid-2015. Both companies will merge and operate under the Protection 1 brand. Credit Suisse, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Jefferies and RBC are providing the financing for the deal. Morgan Stanley and Raymond James are providing financial advice to Protection 1 while Goldman Sachs is doing likewise for ASG Security.

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In Second Opinion, Deutsche Bank is set to pay a record fine in its Libor case, Trek recalls nearly one million bikes after a rider becomes paralyzed and Heineken and CFAO will build a $164 million brewery in the Ivory Coast.

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