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France’s Areva in talks to sell its US nuclear measurements unit Canberra

French nuclear power group Areva SA (EPA:AREVA) unveiled exclusive negotiations over the sale of its US nuclear measurement solutions unit Canberra Industries Inc to French private equity firm Astorg Partners, as part of … Continue reading “France’s Areva in talks to sell its US nuclear measurements unit Canberra”


Private equity firm Bain acquires Apex Tools in $1.6bn deal

US professional, medical, industrial and commercial solutions provider Danaher Corp (NYSE:DHR) and Irish electrical components and tools maker Cooper Industries Plc (NYSE:CBE) said on Wednesday they had struck a definitive deal to sell … Continue reading “Private equity firm Bain acquires Apex Tools in $1.6bn deal”


Private equity firm KKR acquires majority stake in UK’s Acteon

US buyout firm KKR & Co LP (NYSE:KKR) will acquire a majority stake in British subsea energy services provider Acteon Group Ltd from US investor First Reserve Corp, the latter announced on Monday … Continue reading “Private equity firm KKR acquires majority stake in UK’s Acteon”


Private equity sponsor Advent plans €775m offer for Dutch Mediq

US private equity firm Advent International Corp, via AI Garden BV, a new established wholly-owned subsidiary of funds managed by the company, intends to make a recommended public offer of EUR13.25 (USD17.16) per … Continue reading “Private equity sponsor Advent plans €775m offer for Dutch Mediq”


TPG Capital only bidder left in race for Australian Billabong

Australian surf, skate and snow apparel and accessories retailer Billabong International Ltd (ASX:BBG) on Thursday said US private equity firm TPG Capital had remained the sole bidder in its formal sale process after … Continue reading “TPG Capital only bidder left in race for Australian Billabong”


Sponsor Carlyle secures a deal to acquire Landmark Aviation

US private equity firm Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ:CL) has revealed a deal to buy Texas-based business aviation services provider Landmark Aviation from investors GTCR LLC and Platform Partners LLC. Carlyle did not disclose … Continue reading “Sponsor Carlyle secures a deal to acquire Landmark Aviation”


Broadcast technology firm Timewave rejects offer from Mayfair Capital

UK Timeweave Plc (LON:TMW), a provider of broadcast services to the bookmaking industry, rejected on Friday the GBP0.22 (USD0.36/EUR0.27) a share takeover offer from British investor Joe Lewis’ company Mayfair Capital Investments Limited, … Continue reading “Broadcast technology firm Timewave rejects offer from Mayfair Capital”


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