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27 May 2014

Ahlstrom Capital acquires Destia for €148m

Finland Nordic private equity firm Ahlstrom Capital has agreed to acquire road and rail builder Destia from the Finnish government. The deal valued the company, which has annual revenue of €500m and profits of €19m, at €148m, said Reuters. The sale is part of the Finnish government’s plan to divest of €1.9bn worth of assets in[...]

7 May 2014

Pamplona to pick up European rail leasing business Beacon for $450m

news_traintracks_lrg UK-based private equity firm Pamplona Capital Management has agreed a $450m deal to buy locomotive and rolling stock leasing company Beacon Rail Leasing from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial subsidiary BTMU Capital.

5 July 2013

Cerberus, Seibu to discuss IPO

Private equity firm Cerberus reportedly will meet with its investee Seibu to discuss a possible listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

3 June 2013

Cerberus lifts Seibu stake to over 35%

japanese home_sq Cerberus Capital Management has secured the right to veto major board decisions by Seibu by lifting its stake in the Japanese rail operator to more than one third.

9 May 2013

Darby Private Equity invests in Brazil’s Alta Rail Technology

Emerging markets investor Darby Private Equity has invested $15m in Alta Rail Technology, a Brazilian supplier of railroad technology products and services.

3 April 2013

Seibu finds support in opposition of Cerberus share increase

A shareholder in Japanese rail and hotel operator Seibu has come out in support of the company in opposing private equity backer Cerberus Capital Management's plans to increase its stake in the company.

26 March 2013

Cerberus could wait three more years before Seibu re-listing

Seibu Turnaround-focused private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management could reportedly wait another three years to relist Seibu, the Japanese rail and hotel operator it has held since 2005.


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