U.S. buyout firm Carlyle enters South Africa with tyre deal

Carlyle Group (CG.O) has agreed to buy South African tyre retailer Tiger Automotive from Ethos Private Equity, Ethos said on Wednesday, the U.S. buyout firm's first deal in Africa's most developed economy.

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Carlyle invests in sub-Saharan African region valued USD698

US-listed fund manager Carlyle has invested USD698 million to the sub-Saharan Africa region aiming to focus in the consumer, transport, ICT and financial sectors and adding to J&J Africa, its current investment in the country.

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India's PSU banks initiates move to offload stake in CARE Ratings -source

India's Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) banks initiated a process to offload their shares in credit ratings agency CARE Ratings, according to sources knowledgeable on the situation.

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Carlyle acquires J&J unit, joins others in making purchases in the New Year

As the New Year starts to roll, private equity firm Carlyle joins the other firms racing to make acquisitions with its $4.15 billion purchase of a Johnson&Johnson unit, the Financial Times reported.

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Private equity lures Washington heavyweights with huge paydays after government stint- report

The 2012 controversy involving the private equity industry and Washington has not stopped the industry from continuing to offer former public officials with huge paydays, Politico reported.

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Africa brought in over $2B in closed private equity funds -report

Africa-focused private equity (PE) fundraisers have secured more than USD2 billion from January to September, according to Private Equity Africa, a publication for fund managers and investors.

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Three bidders remain for Johnson & Johnson's diagnostic unit- sources

Only three potential buyers from at least five who expressed initial interest were left to bid for the Ortho Clinical Diagnostics business of healthcare firm Johnson & Johnson, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.

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Carlyle raises another $517 mil in CLO funds

The Carlyle Group gained $517 million, making its total funds raised for the year to $1.7 billion.

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Carlyle buys Marelli Motori

The Carlyle Group acquires Italian generator company Marelli Motori.

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Mengniu Dairy Adds another Deal for Carlyle’s Yashili

A second option was added by Mengniu Dairy to its proposed acquisition for Calyle-backed Yashili International Holdings Ltd.

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Indiana Public Retirement System chooses Carlyle and AlpInvest to manage IIF-I

INPRS chose the Carlyle Group and AlpInvest as managers of a combined $305 million worth of investment fund.

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Carlyle to take stake in Turkish lingerie maker Penti

Private equity firm Carlyle (CG.O) is to take a minority stake in Penti.

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Intertrust sale attracts private equity interest-bankers

Private equity firm Waterland has attracted a number of potential buyers for Dutch trust and corporate management business Intertrust Group.

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Carlyle, China PE firms bid $3.5 billion for Focus Media

U.S. buyout fund Carlyle Group (CG.O) and some of China's top private equity funds are targeting the biggest ever delisting of a New York-listed Chinese company.

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Carlyle, CVC, TPG weigh final bids for Getty

Three private equity firms, including Carlyle Group LP (CG.O) and CVC Capital Partners CVC.UL, are weighing final bids for Getty Images.

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