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6 September 2012

Bain Capital revealed as unnamed second bidder for Billabong

surfing2_sq Bain Capital has been revealed as the second bidder for Billabong, after the beleaguered Australian surfwear brand said late Wednesday it has received a second takeover approach from an unnamed party.

15 August 2012

Swander Pace tables $65m take-private bid for Physicians Formula

physicians-formula_sq Swander Pace Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm that invests in lower mid-market consumer products businesses, has reached a deal to buy Nasdaq-listed cosmetics and skin care company Physicians Formula for about $65m.

14 August 2012

Fountainvest continues buyout spree with LJ International offer

Fountainvest Partners, the Shanghai-based private equity fund spearheaded by former Goldman Sachs and Temasek dealmaker Frank Tang, has tabled a take-private offer for Nasdaq-listed jeweller LJ International – its second bid of the week.

9 August 2012

Affinity Equity clinches $1.1bn Kyobo Life Insurance deal

Investors including pan Asia private equity firm Affinity Equity are buying a 24 per cent stake in South Korea's Kyobo Life Insurance from Daewoo International Corp for KRW1.2tr ($1.065bn).

8 August 2012

TPG Capital, Avantha Group in talks to raise $227m

TPG Capital is reported to be in talks with Avantha Group to raise about INR12.5bn ($227m) through a structured deal linked to the equity shares the Indian business conglomerate owns in Crompton Greaves, a power equipment company.

6 August 2012

Blackstone consortium in $400m rescue deal for Knight Capital

news_shareprices.lrg_ A consortium of four investors including Blackstone is reported to be preparing a $400m injection for Knights Capital that will give them control of the beleaguered broker.

27 July 2012

LDC completes P2P of AIM-listed Boomerang, launches Boom Pictures

UK regional mid-market private equity house LDC, has completed the £7.1m P2P of media production group Boomerang.

25 July 2012

Permira, Providence line up for

oak-tree_lrg Permira Advisers and Providence Equity Partners are reported to be among a handful of private equity firms involved in the sale of, the family history research website.

24 July 2012

TPG Capital tables fresh offer for Billabong

surfing_sq TPG Capital has tabled a fresh bid for beleaguered Australian surfwear brand Billabong, renewing takeover talks after the company shunned the global buyout giant’s initial offer earlier this year.

16 July 2012

Sycamore extends offer deadline for ailing retailer Talbots

Consumer-focused buyout house Sycamore Partners extended the expiration date of its tender offer to buy Talbots, the ailing women's clothing retailer, by 14 days.

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