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CD&R completes Motor Fuel Group acquisition

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC has closed its previously announced buy of Motor Fuel Group in a deal valued at about 500 million pounds. The seller was Patron Capital. UK-based MFG is a gas and convenience retailer.

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CD&R-backed Univar prices IPO

Chemicals distributor Univar Inc has priced its IPO of 20 million shares at between $20 and $22 per share. Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co and BofA Merrill Lynch are serving as the lead underwriters. Univar’s backers include Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLP and CVC Capital Partners.

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CD&R recruits Sachdev as a partner

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has named Ravi Sachdev as a partner. Sachdev is a former managing director for healthcare coverage and a co-head of healthcare services at J.P. Morgan.

BCA owner CD&R set for dividend payout-Reuters

The UK’s largest seller of second-hand vehicles British Car Auctions (BCA) is seeking to raise a minimum 148 million pounds (232.30 million US dollar) of new loans to refinance debt and pay a dividend to owners after pulling a planned stock market listing, banking sources said on Friday.

PE-backed ServiceMaster rolls out IPO

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, has launched its IPO after pricing its 35.9 million shares at $17 per share. The stock began trading Thursday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “SERV.” J.P. Morgan Securities, Credit Suisse Securities, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Memphis, ServiceMaster is a provider of essential residential and commercial services.

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CD&R-backed ServiceMaster Global Holdings files for IPO

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be offered as well as its pricing terms have yet to be set. J.P. Morgan Securities, Credit Suisse Securities, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., ServiceMaster Global Holdings is a provider of essential residential and commercial services.

Littlejohn Promotes Miranda

Littlejohn & Co., a private investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, has promoted Antonio Miranda from principal to managing director. Miranda joined Littlejohn in 2004. Prior to that, he served as an associate at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice where he evaluated, structured and monitored private equity investments. He was also a financial analyst at J.P. […]

CD&R and Partners Complete SPIE Acquisition

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) and its partners AXA Private Equity and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec today announced the closing of the acquisition of French based multi-technical services company, SPIE, from PAI partners for  €2.1 billion. CD&R-managed funds, including co-investment vehicles, invested approximately €510 million; AXA Private Equity and Caisse de depot et placement […]

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Takes 60% of Hussmann

Buyout firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice will buy a 60% stake in Hussmann International, a maker of refrigerated display merchandising equipment and refrigeration systems for the retail food industry. The private equity firm is investing $195 million to acquire convertible participating preferred stock of Hussmann. Ingersoll-Rand, the current owner, will retain a 40% stake.

Former Tesco Chief Joins Clayton Dubilier & Rice

Terry Leahy, the former chief executive of food retailer Tesco PLC, is joining buyout shop Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Reuters reported. He will become a senior advisor to the firm and will be based in London.

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Completes Its Univar Investment

The New York-based private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice announced today that it has completed its transaction to acquire a 42.5% stake in Univar, a San Jose, Calif.-based chemicals distributor, in a deal that values the company at $4.2 billion. PRESS RELEASE: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC today completed a transaction in which CD&R-managed […]

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and CVC Capital Partners Invest in Univar

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and CVC Capital Partners have taken a 42.5% stake in industrial and specialty chemicals distributor Univar for $4.2 billion. PRESS RELEASE: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC and CVC Capital Partners today announced a definitive agreement for CD&R to acquire a 42.5% ownership interest in Univar, a leading global distributor of commodity […]

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