CVC Capital Partners and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) are in the advance stage of closing the acquisition process for the takeover of Petco for $4.7 billion.
A group comprising KKR & Co, Varde Partners and Deutsche Bank are looking to securitize about A$7 billion ($5.33 billion) of debt they acquired from a unit of GE, three sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Buyout firms KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC (CD&R) have teamed up to take PetSmart Inc (PETM.O) private for more than $7.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as the auction for the pet food retailer heats up.
KKR & Co (KKR.N), which led the acquisition of oil and gas producer Samson Resources Corp for $7.2 billion in 2011 and has already sold almost half its acreage to cope with lower energy prices, plans to sell its North Dakota Bakken oil deposit worth less than $500 million as part of an ongoing downsizing plan, according to people familiar with the matter.
Marvell Technology Group Ltd on Wednesday said it is not in talks with KKR & Co on a major transaction such as a buyout, a little over two weeks after the private equity firm reported a 6.8 percent stake.
According to one of the two sources who were knowledgeable of the process, private-equity firm Sycamore Partners might announce its $1.2 billion acquisition of Jones Group Inc as early as next week.
The amount that private-equity firm KKR & Co would use to acquire Brickman Group Ltd would come from its ongoing North American fund worth over USD8.3 billion and other financial pools.
One source told Businessweek that private equity firm KKR & Co might propose a leverage buyout offer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
In its second largest acquisition in the past six months, KKR had acquired 30% of India's Gland Pharma for USD150 million.
US and Japanese law firms provide legal assistance to the acquisition of Panasonic Healthcare by KKR & Co.
The US investors for the buyout of Gardner Denver's investors would be meeting in London and New York.
Nephila capital and Kkr announce strategic partnership
An investigation by New York's top prosecutor into whether a group of private equity firms used a fee arrangement to dodge taxes may be undermined by the state's own public pension fund.
Global buyout fund KKR & Co LP (KKR.N) is in early stage discussions to launch a debt fund to invest in India that could raise $750 million to $1 billion.
China Mengniu Dairy has held talks about buying China's largest raw milk producer, KKR & Co-backed China Modern Dairy Holdings Ltd.