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3 August 2015

PE firms in the frame to sell Asurion stake

mobile-phone-in-hand-1438232-2-m Asurion, which provides insurance for wireless and handset devices, is raising debt to partly fund a minority buyout of one or more of its private equity sponsors, AltAssets understands.

3 August 2015

US-based Providence Equity teams with WPP to buy Chime for £374m

Advertising Pixabay Providence Equity Partners, a US-based private equity house, has teamed up with Martin Sorrell's WPP advertising group to buy LSE-listed Chime Communications for around £374 m.

31 July 2015

Fidelity National in talks to buy PE-backed SunGard for $9bn

data storage_lrg Payment service provider Fidelity National Information Services is reportedly in exclusive talks to acquire private equity-backed SunGard Data Systems, AltAssets understands.

29 July 2015

Providence-backed Blackboard eyeing $3bn sale

chalkboard-438534_640 US-based buyout house Providence Equity Partners is reportedly looking to offload education company Blackboard in a $3bn deal.

14 July 2015

Al Jazeera buys PE-backed Turkish satellite network Digiturk

tv_screen_170sq Al Jazeera's sports arm has acquired private equity-backed Turkish satellite network Digiturk, AltAssets understands.

13 July 2015

Providence closes first growth equity vehicle on $315m

Dollar cash money Providence Equity Partners has closed its first growth equity fund on its $315m hard cap, smashing the initial $250m target.

3 July 2015

PE consortium eyes Nasdaq listing for $13.6bn 2006 investment Univision

realization-of-video-771412_1280 Spanish language TV network owner Univision, which is backed by a string of major private equity firms, has filed to list its stock in the US.

26 June 2015

Providence-backed defence IT business SRA eyes $2bn sale, potential IPO

fighter-jet-1013_1280 Providence Equity Partners-backed defence IT company SRA International is reportedly eyeing a sale or IPO which could see it valued around the $2bn mark.

25 June 2015

Providence backs job market analytics company Burning Glass

fire-298105_640 Global asset manager Providence Equity Partners has made an undisclosed investment in job market analytics provider Burning Glass Technologies.

22 June 2015

CVC agrees to buy majority stake in Dutch theatre business Stage

billy-200x283 CVC Capital Partners has agreed to pick up a majority stake in Dutch theatre business Stage Entertainment in a deal believed to value the business at about €400m.

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