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27 August 2015

Providence sells Ironman to Wanda Group

bikerace-1009284-m US buyout house Providence Equity Partners has the Ironman triathlon series of races to Dalian Wanda Group in a $650m deal.

24 August 2015

Providence said to be buying Bregal Capital’s Studialis

library-869061_1280 UK-based investment firm Bregal Capital has reportedly agreed to sell French higher education business Studialis to US buyout house Providence Equity Partners.

12 August 2015

Seven PE firms in $9.1bn SunGard exit to Fidelity National Info Services

Dollar cash money Seven major private equity firms are to offload their 10-year-old investments in SunGard, the financial services software company, for around $9.1bn, including the assumption of debt, to Fidelity National Information Services Inc, it was announced on Wednesday.

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.

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