KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) is in advanced talks to acquire Air Medical Group Holdings Inc in a deal that could value the U.S. helicopter ambulance company at around $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.
Skillsoft Ltd., which provides electronic learning solutions to over 6,000 customers worldwide, is reportedly seeking a sale that would value it at $2 billion, including debt. Skillsoft is owned by private equity firms Berkshire Partners, Advent International Corp. and Bain Capital.
Private equity firm KKR & Co. takes the top spot in Dealogic's list of most acquisitive investment firms, spending about $174 billion in 34 companies this year.
Private equity firms Hellman & Friedman LLC and JMI Equity are reportedly looking to sell workforce management software company Kronos Inc. The two investment firms privatized Kronos in 2007 for $1.8 billion.
German medical supplies manufacturer Gerresheimer on Wednesday confirmed that it is no longer vying for UK-based Rexam's healthcare packaging unit. The company said the healthcare business did not fulfill its acquisition requirements.
American private equity firm Bain Capital was said to be in talks with other private equity firms to sell its insurance software business Applied Systems Inc. Sources said that the sale could bring in USD1 billion to the investment firm.
Bain Capital has began raising USD3.5 billion for its fourth European private equity fund. The American private equity firm also offered its investors two fee structure to choose from.
Investment firms Carlyle Group, Blackstone Group, Apollo Global Management, Bain Capital, Ares Management and a consortium of Onex Corp and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board are reportedly bidding for Illinois Tool Works' industrial packaging unit in a deal that could bring in USD3 billion.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported on Thursday including Omnicom, General Motors, Deutsche Telekom, Devon Energy and others
Private equity firm Bain Capital LLC has ended advanced talks with auto parts supplier TI Automotive Ltd over a possible buyout after failing to meet TI's price expectations of close to $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
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 Wednesday including BNP Paribas, Facebook, Crocs, VTB Capital and Flybe Group.
With an earlier attempt at acquisition two years ago, Bain Capital now is in advanced discussions for the purchase of TI Automotive, the maker of fuel tanks and other automotive components.
BMC cut its leveraged buyout loans from US$4.2 billion to US$3.5 billion and boosted sale of bonds from US$1.38 billion to US$1.63 billion.
BMC Software Inc raised US$1.63 billion of dollar denominated debt after boosting the offering by 18%.