UK-based company Rexam received offers to buy its healthcare packaging unit from Silgan Holding Inc, Berry Plastics Group, and Gerresheimer for less than USD1 billion.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Friday.
A rise of mega donations in universities had been seen by individuals as a form of repayment to their educational attainment and career successes, said a philanthropy expert.
Seattle-based online clothes retailer Zulily Inc raised its initial public offering (IPO) price to USD22 per share above the previously expected range of USD18 to USD20 per share.
Global asset management firm The Carlyle Group will buy a majority stake retail insurance brokerage company Edgewood Partners Insurance Center. Details of the deal, however, were unknown.
Sumpto said it secured USD 350,000 in funding from SocialStarts.net and Nick Brien to bring more partners to its platform that measures the social influence of college students.
San Francisco-based mobile gaming powerhouse TinyCo landed USD20 million in a funding round from Pinnacle Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz, to be used for the development of its iOs and Android games.
Oklahoma City-based exploration and production firm New Source Energy Partners LP acquired oilfield services company MCE for USD44 million in combined cash and common units.
Edgewood partners insurance center says the Carlyle Group agreed to acquire a controlling equity stake in the company
Hedge funds including Philippe Laffont's Coatue Management and Patrick McCormack's Tiger Consumer Management both opened stakes in Pandora of about 1.1 million and 2.9 million shares, respectively, U.S Securities and Exchange Commission filings showed.
Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the third quarter zoned in on the consumer sector, with investment plays ranging from Sotheby's, a high-end auction house that caters to millionaires, to J.C. Penney Co, the struggling department store chain.
Formation 8 led the Series B round for preschool-focused digital learning company Kidaptive which raised USD 10.1 million to further develop its first product, Leo's Pad: Preschool Kids Learning Series for iPad.
Makes binding cash offer to buy League Assets Corp's interestin Partners REIT and the Lapp Global Asset Management Corp. Partners REIT Management Agreement
Swiss private equity firm Partners Group AG raised USD800 million for its leveraged debt fund. The company expects the fund to yield more quickly as it anticipates a ramp-up in investments next year.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Thursday including Sigma Alimentos, Fastjet, Rostelecom, DNB, Caixabank, Cyfrowy Polsat, America Movil, Alitalia, Telecom Italia.