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5 December 2014

GSK abandons $3bn-plus plan to sell older drugs portfolio

pills-1111307-m Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has decided not to sell a portfolio of older drugs marketed in North America and Europe, despite strong interest from private equity firms and offers upwards of $3bn.

5 December 2014

CPPIB, KKR-backed MCS joins energy financing partnership

oil-rig-464816-m Private equity-backed MCS Capital Markets has team up with physical commodities and merchant finance firm Freepoint Commodities to provide debt and equity financing solutions to businesses in the energy and commodities sector.

5 December 2014

KKR picks up minority stake in drugmaker Arbor Pharmaceuticals

clinic health drugs pharma Listed global buyout giant KKR has agreed an investment in drugmaker Arbor Pharmaceuticals which will see it hold a minority stake.

4 December 2014

KKR backs sun-and-seawater arid agribusiness Sundrop Farms

Sundrop Farms A pioneering crop-growing business which aims to help sustainable agriculture in arid climates has picked up a growth capital investment from global buyout house KKR.

3 December 2014

KKR closes $50m investment in Next Issue Media

alfred-books-53179-m Global Investment firm KKR has led a $50m investment in digital content company Next Issue Media.

2 December 2014

Qatar’s royal family leaves Pepe Jeans private equity bidders in the shade

jeans_lrg A string of private equity firms look set to be beaten in the race to buy Spain’s Pepe Jeans after the Qatari royal family entered the fray.

24 November 2014

KKR’s DeBernardo bolsters Vista’s IR team

24f7f61 Former KKR client and partner group member Ralph DeBernardo joined Vista Equity Partners which recently closed its fifth fund $5.8bn.

21 November 2014

Cinven, others eye unit of KKR’s Northgate for up to £470m

keyboard-1280072-m UK-headquartered private equity firm Cinven is reportedly among buyout houses preparing final bids for the public services division of KKR-owned software business Northgate Information Solutions.

20 November 2014

Buyout firms line up for Unister Travel deal months after manager tax fraud raids

plane aeroplane aviation sunset_sq Private equity firms including Hellman & Friedman and KKR have reportedly made initial bids for German online travel group Unister Travel several months after a tax fraud case stalled a potential sale.

20 November 2014

KKR, CD&R buddy up for $7.5bn PetSmart take-private bid

puppies-3-671848-m Buyout majors KKR and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice have reportedly partnered up to take animal supplies retailer PetSmart private in a deal worth at least $7.5bn.

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