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29 June 2016

Diamond Resorts to shine in Apollo’s portfolio as parties agree on $2.2bn take-private deal

agate-1433239_640 Private equity heavyweight Apollo Global Management will acquire Diamond Resorts International for around $2.2bn in a take-private deal expected to close in a few months.

9 June 2016

Former CEO seeks PE backing to buyout LendingClub

analysis-680567_640 Renaud Laplanche, co-founder of VC-backed peer-to-peer lender LendingClub who was ousted as company CEO in May, is apparently looking to buy out the business.

6 June 2016

Riverstone to buy out Talen Energy for $1.8bn

light-1204944_640 New York-based private equity group Riverstone Holdings wants to acquire the 65 per cent stake it does not own in Talen Energy Corp for some $1.8bn.

22 October 2015

Terra Firma to take troubled Infinis Energy private again

windrader-659035_1920 UK private equity firm Terra Firma Capital Partners has decided to buy back all publicly-traded shares in wind-power company Infinis Energy two years after its IPO.

18 June 2015

Sequoia China among consortium aiming for $9bn Qihoo buyout

hard disk virus Sequoia Capital China and Citic Securities are part of an investor group aiming to buy Chinese mobile antivirus software business Qihoo 360 Technology.

1 May 2015

Ally Bridge in group looking to take WuXi PharmaTech private

life science test tube_sq Healthcare-focused Ally Bridge Group Capital Partners has reportedly teamed up with the founder and chief executive of lab services company WuXi PharmaTech Cayman to take it private from the New York Stock Exchange.

13 April 2015

Blackstone agrees $2bn take-private of RE investor Excel Trust

house for sale home real estate Property giant Blackstone has been given the go-ahead by the shareholders of Excel Trust to buy all the outstanding shares of the company for $15.85 per share, valuing the transaction at around $2bn.

10 March 2015

Apax picks up 88% stake in Norwegian IT company in take-private deal

woman-using-computer-1208423-m Global private equity player Apax Partners has bought an 88 per cent stake in Norwegian IT company EVRY via its portfolio company Lyngen Bidco.

6 February 2015

Insight Venture in $273m take private deal for cloud company E2open

cloud Private equity and venture capital investor Insight Venture Partners has agreed to buy NASDAQ-listed cloud solutions company E2open for around $273m.

26 January 2015

KKR, CVC circle Italy’s World Duty Free

drinks-204250-m Private equity giants KKR and CVC are among potential buyers interested in picking up Italian retailer World Duty Free.

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