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24 September 2012

Advent International agrees €775m Mediq deal

Private equity firm Advent International has agreed a €775m take-private deal for Dutch medical supplies and pharmacy company Mediq.

24 September 2012

Advent to buy stake in Polish supermarket chain EKO

warsaw_lrg Majority shareholders of EKO Holding Group have agreed to sell their 55 per cent stake in the Polish supermarket chain to Advent International, in a deal that values the business at PLN228m ($71m).

24 September 2012

‘Insider trader’ on Burger King private equity purchase flees US $

A stockbroker accused of helping a client grab more than $1.6m through insider trading on 3G Capital’s $4bn Burger King takeover has had his assets frozen after fleeing the US, the Securities and Exchange Commission has said.

24 September 2012

CPPIB acquires Tomkins’ Air Distribution division for $1.1bn

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has agreed to acquire Tomkins’ Air Distribution division for approximately $1.1bn.

24 September 2012

TA Associates buys Asia satellite company SpeedCast

satellite-dishsq_lrg Global private equity firm TA Associates has backed the management buyout of SpeedCast, a global network and satellite communications service provider, for a reported $32m.

24 September 2012

FF&P Private Equity backs MBO of UK’s David Phillips Furniture

FF&P Private Equity, the private equity business of Fleming Family & Partners, has backed the management buy-out of property services company David Phillips.

21 September 2012

Carlyle-backed General Lighting buys Malaysia’s Davex for $60m

lighting_sq Carlyle-backed General Lighting, the largest lighting fixtures manufacturer and supplier in Saudi Arabia, has bought Malaysian peer Davex as part of a move to expand into fast-growing economies.

21 September 2012

Wellington Partners leads €2.6m Series A for AyoxxA Biosystems

Germany and Singapore-based biotechnology company AyoxxA Biosystems has closed a €2.6m Series A financing round led by Wellington Partners.

21 September 2012

AXA private equity hits €1bn mark for third infrastructure fund

French insurer AXA’s private equity arm has raised more than $1bn towards what could become its largest infrastructure fund, it is understood.

21 September 2012

Apollo no longer in talks to buy Stanley Black & Decker hardware unit

Apollo Global is no longer in talks to buy Stanley Black & Decker’s hardware and home improvement unit, leaving consumer products business Spectrum Brand Holdings in line to clinch the deal.

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