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24 January 2011

Apollo, Bain, TPG submit $13bn Sara Lee bid

US private equity firms Apollo Global Management, Bain Capital and TPG Capital have submitted a joint bid worth nearly $13bn for coffee and food company Sara Lee Corp, in what could be the largest leveraged buy-out since the downturn.

24 January 2011

equitrust sells bomb disposal specialist to Cobham

Hamburg-based private equity firm equitrust has sold its majority stake in bomb disposal equipment manufacturer telerob to Cobham, the British aerospace and defense giant.

24 January 2011

Facebook raises $1.5bn financing, confirms $50bn valuation

US social networking giant Facebook has raised $1.5bn in new financing, cementing the site’s $50bn valuation, and is set to start filing public financial reports as its investor base nears the 500 mark.

24 January 2011

Blackstone, HG, Duke Street on trail of Southern Cross

Private equity groups are rumoured to be eyeing up British care home operator Southern Cross, which was owned by Blackstone until it floated on the stock market in 2006.

24 January 2011

Wind Point Partners picks up Petmate from Westar Capital

Chicago private equity firm Wind Point Partners has acquired pet products manufacturer Petmate from California firm Westar Capital.

24 January 2011

Matrix launches two cleantech VCTs

Asset manager and private equity investor Matrix Group is aiming to raise £25m (€29.3m) to launch two venture capital trusts (VCT) to commit invest in renewable power developers.

24 January 2011

Permira, Axa team up to fight Carlyle for travel business

European private equity groups Permira and Axa have joined forces to launch a bid for UK travel agent Opodo, the Financial Times reports.

24 January 2011

TPG fund V remains under par

One of the biggest funds ever raised by US mega firm TPG was worth under 100 cents on the dollar at the end of 2010 despite a late-year rally in the markets, according to the Financial Times.

24 January 2011

Apollo picks former senator Evan Bayh as advisor

US private equity firm Apollo Management has appointed former Democratic senator Evan Bayh as an advisor on public policy issues, as it readies for a planned IPO.

24 January 2011

Exponent Private Equity, Intermediate Capital tuck into vegetarian-make Quorn for £205m

UK food producer Premier has sold its meat-free foods division, including the Quorn and Cauldron brands, to UK firms Exponent Private Equity and Intermediate Capital Group.

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