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.
TPG Capital TPG.UL is in advanced discussions to buy commercial property brokerage Cushman & Wakefield Inc from Exor SpA (EXOR.MI) for about $2 billion, and an agreement could be announced as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Investors are rushing into China's booming healthcare business, helping M&A deal values surpass those of the hot Internet sector, as the country prepares to cater to hundreds of millions of elderly patients.
The bankruptcy of the operating unit of Caesars Entertainment Corp's will proceed in Chicago, a victory for the casino company's private equity backers over its hedge fund creditors who wanted the case in Delaware.
Citgo Petroleum Corp, Venezuela's U.S. oil refining unit, has received revised bids from at least four bidders, some which have valued the company at more than $10 billion, according to three people familiar with the matter.
J.Crew Group Inc is said to be in early stage talks with Fast Retailing Co and E. Land Group for a possible sale, according to sources.
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.
Geneva-based Vitol Group is thinking of making a bid for some of Royal Dutch Shell's downstream operations in Australia, according to sources interviewed by Bloomberg.
TPG Capital, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Leonard Green & Partners have hired JPMorgan Chase & Co. to lead the initial public offering of the healthcare information company.
Asian buyout firm PAG has committed $250 million in theme park operator Universal Studios Japan. The said fund will be used to develop a new Harry Potter attraction and expand into other parts of Asia.
Matteo Stefanel, a senior partner at emerging markets-focused private equity firm Abraaj Group, has left the company, two banking and industry sources aware of the matter said.
TPG Capital believes there are still many opportunities can still be found in the cost-saving goal of the country's current health-care reform, as stated by a principal at the megafirm.
Germany's Metro AG was reportedly considering to float its 25% stake in Cash & Carry Russia by the end of the first quarter or start of the second quarter of 2014. The initial public offering would take place in London and Moscow.
TPG Capital replaced Stephen Peel with Tim Dattels as co-head for Asian operations and assigns Peel to focus on TPG's interests in emerging markets beyond the region.
TPG Capital and Abraaj Group had formed a partnership to succeed over KKR & Co. in acquiring a majority stake in fast-food chain Kudu. Kudu has over 200 restaurants located in Saudi Arabia.