PE Firms’ Role in Toys ‘R’ Us Collapse Questioned
Democratic lawmakers have asked KKR and Bain Capital whether they had "a deliberate policy" to load the defunct retailer with debt.
GE Sheds Another Unit in $3B Sale to PE Firm
The sale of the Distributed Power business to Advent International is part of GE's three-year plan to divest $20 billion in assets.
Rent-A-Center to Be Taken Private by Vintage
The $1.36 billion deal is "a compelling opportunity ... to enhance value and create a leader in the rent-to-own industry."
KKR to Buy Envision Healthcare for $5.57B
The $46-per-share deal “is the latest in a spate of mergers and acquisitions among physician networks."
Sony to Buy a Controlling Stake in EMI
The Japanese conglomerate is paying more than $2 billion for a 60% interest in the music publisher.
Silver Lake Offers $3B for U.K. Property Portal
Zoopla, a British counterpart to Zillow, has been growing as consumers continue to shift to websites for initial property searches and other services.
Analogic Agrees to $1B Sale to PE Firm Altaris
The pioneer of computer tomography imaging cites "the increasingly competitive markets that we serve" in deciding to end its 50 years of independence.
GE Sells Healthcare Assets to PE Firm for $1B
The sale to Veritas Capital appears to fit General Electric's "overarching objective to become a truly digital industrial company."
Yeti Cools on Initial Public Offering Plan
The high-end cooler maker's IPO had been considered a "sure thing," but it decided not to proceed due to market conditions.
Weinstein Co. Agrees to $424M Sale to PE Firm
Lantern Capital made a "stalking horse" bid for the movie studio, which filed Chapter 11 following the downfall of co-founder Harvey Weinstein.
Crown Holdings Acquires Signode’s Packaging Solutions
The $3.9 billion deal will "add a portfolio of premier transit and protective packaging franchises" to Crown's metal packaging business.