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KKR Grows Real Estate Industrial Portfolio with Four New Acquisitions in Atlanta

Acquires 1.6 million SF from Four Separate Sellers to Expand KKR’s Industrial Footprint in Atlanta NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced the acquisition of four industrial distribution properties across the…

Arcline Investment launches electronic components platform business with Evans Capacitor buyout

Arcline Investment Management has bought Evans Capacitor Company as the first of several potential acquisitions it is targeting to build a specialty electronic components platform.

The Limits of Corwin in the Sale of a Company to a PE Buyer

In In re MINDBODY, Inc. Stockholders Litigation, the plaintiffs challenged the merger (the “Merger”) pursuant to which private equity firm Vista Equity Partners acquired MINDBODY, Inc. (the “Company”). The key allegations were that the Company’s…

European M&A seals impressive Covid recovery in Q3 as PE firms put large dry powder reserves to work

European M&A activity has scored a sharp recovery from near-decade lows caused by the coronavirus crisis - but annual figures are still trending towards their worst result in years, new research shows.

Ascendas Reit builds S$1.2bn deal for acquisitions

Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust has tapped the equity market for S$1.19bn ($887.7m) to finance a global purchasing spree.

Bird & Bird hires Seeger as partner

Bird & Bird has hired Marc Seeger as a partner in its Düsseldorf-based corporate and M&A team.

Biden win seen spurring rush to close M&As before tax hikes bite

'There’s a real skittishness about the US election, which is fuelling some of the big M&A transactions coming to market currently'

Video: Howden's O'Brien on the latest M&A insurance developments

Unquote interviews Joe O'Brien from Howden M&A, the winner of the M&A Insurance Broker Of The Year category at the 2020 British Private Equity Awards.

Wind Point Partners Acquires Handgards

Wind Point Partners has acquired Handgards, a manufacturer of disposable products used in the foodservice sector. Handgards’ branded and private label products – sold through an independent sales representative network – include more than 200…

AMB :- Arbor Investments raises its biggest fund, attracting $1.5bn

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Chicago private-equity firm Arbor Investments, which specializes in food and beverage acquisitions, has raised its biggest fund, the fifth equity fund, attracting $1.5 billion and doubling its...Article Link

AUA Closes Sweet Sale of Indulge

AUA Private Equity Partners has sold Indulge Desserts Holdings to publicly traded Emmi Group. Indulge Desserts was acquired by AUA in June 2016 and is a maker of premium gourmet desserts, offering a full line…

GP Profile: Silverfleet eyes fundraising progress, new acquisitions

Following a turbulent first half of 2020, when Silverfleet Capital focused on portfolio management, Katharine Hidalgo speaks to head of investor relations Andrew Harrison about how the firm is emerging from survival mode to turn…

Ascendas Reit targets S$1.2bn from equity market

Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust has launched an offering of new shares, eyeing S$1.2bn ($891.6m) to fund acquisitions across the US, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Pritzker Combines Auto Liquid Giants

Pritzker Private Capital (PPC) has agreed to acquire Highline Aftermarket, the leading manufacturer of windshield wash fluids in the US and a portfolio company of The Sterling Group; and Warren Distribution, one of the largest…

Snow Phipps Adds Two to Brook & Whittle

Brook & Whittle, a portfolio company of Snow Phipps, has agreed to acquire sister companies Innovative Labeling Solutions and Wizard Labels. Brook & Whittle is a Connecticut-headquartered manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels, shrink labels and medical…

Euronext acquires Borsa Italiana from London Stock Exchange in €4.3bn deal

The exchange's announcement follows several acquisitions in Scandinavia this year

OpenGate Adds MegaMet to Premier

Premier Steel Doors and Frames, a maker of hollow metal doors and frames, has completed the add-on acquisition of MegaMet Industries. Premier is part of OpenGate’s portfolio company Sargent and Greenleaf. OpenGate acquired Sargent and…

Next Year to Bring New Ways for New Deals

Despite the ongoing economic uncertainty from the pandemic, many private equity professionals are optimistic about the outlook for 2021 and are looking to alternative merger and acquisition methods to navigate the crisis and pursue new…

Susquehanna Private Capital launches platform business QCG following Brandywine Coach Works buyout

Susquehanna Private Capital has launched Quality Collision Group, a holding company that will pursue strategic acquisitions of auto repair facilities throughout the US, following its purchase of Brandywine Coach Works.

Kohlberg to Acquire Parts Authority

Kohlberg & Company has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Parts Authority, a distributor of automotive aftermarket parts, from The Jordan Company. Parts Authority (PA) is a distributor of nearly 500,000 SKUs of automotive…