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20 September 2016

Race for Japan’s Takata takes new turn as bidders explore bankruptcy option

crash-test-1620608_640 Bidders for Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata including PE majors KKR, Carlyle and Bain Capital are reportedly considering a bankruptcy option for the business.

19 September 2016

Carlyle, KKR, Bain Capital competing against each other in race for Japan’s Takata

texture-860666_640 Private equity firms Carlyle, KKR, Bain Capital are going head-to-head in the next stage of bidding for Japanese air-bag maker Takata Corp.

10 May 2016

Gores exits Hay Group to Japan’s Musashi Seimitsu

Wheel Pros Global private equity buyout firm The Gores Group has agreed to sell its four-year investment Hay Group to Japan-based automotive parts maker Musashi Seimitsu.

4 May 2016

Gimv grabs majority stake in car welding company Arplas Systems for €10m

sparks-195834_1920 European private equity investor Gimv has invested about €10m for a majority stake in welding business Arplas Systems.

27 January 2016

Daher Capital, Ballast Point among backers of $17m The Zebra Series A

zebra-630149_1920 New investors Daher Capital and Ballast Point Ventures have helped Texas-based car insurance comparison platform The Zebra to a $17m Series A financing round.

11 November 2015

KPS Capital exits North American intercity coach maker MCI

bus-309718_1280 KPS Capital Partners has agreed to sell US bus maker Motor Coach Industries International (MCI) to sector player New Flyer Industries in a $480m deal expected to close by the end of this year.

27 October 2015

Private equity beaten by Bridgestone to Pep Boys buyout

tire-195965_1280 Reported private equity buyout target Pep Boys has agreed to be bought by Japanese tyre maker Bridgestone in an $835m deal.

16 October 2015

Wynnchurch gets 4x return from Wolverine exit

car-621820_1280 Private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital will receive 4-times return from the exit from Wolverine Advanced Materials which was acquired in December 2010.

15 September 2015

Kirtland edges closer to sale of long-held Truck Bodies & Equipment after FTC green light

tilt-trucks-482421_1280 Kirtland Capital Partners is nearing the sale of long-held portfolio business Truck Bodies & Equipment to fellow private equity house GenNx360.

10 June 2015

Cinven readies Jost Group for IPO after seven years on its books

lorry sign European buyout house Cinven has reportedly plumped for an IPO of German truck and trailer parts business Jost Group after hiring a trio of investment banks to run the process.

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