Science Applications Int'l (SAIC) to Acquire Scitor Corp. in $790M Deal Mar 2, 2015 09:17AM

Science Applications Int'l (NYSE: SAIC) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire intelligence community market leader Scitor Corp. for $790 million in an all cash transaction from private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners. The SAIC Board of Directors has approved the transaction, which is expected to close in May 2015 and is subject to customary closing conditions.

"The acquisition of Scitor unites two great companies with premier... (continue reading...)

KKR & Co. (KKR) credit head Graig Farr leaving after nine years - Bloomberg Feb 27, 2015 12:03PM

KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR) credit head Graig Farr leaving after nine years, according to Bloomberg.

Bloomin' Brands (BLMN) Announces 18.3M Common Secondary Offering Feb 26, 2015 04:19PM

Bloomin' Brands (NASDAQ: BLMN) announced the sale by investment funds advised by Bain Capital Partners, LLC (the "Selling Stockholders") of an aggregate of 18,307,782 shares of the Company's common stock to J.P. Morgan, as the underwriter in the registered public offering of those shares. The Selling Stockholders will receive all of the proceeds from this offering. No shares are being sold by the Company.

Subject to completion of the offering, the Company will repurchase... (continue reading...)

UPDATE: Cap Gemini, Carlyle Held Talks to Buy Computer Sciences (CSC); Talks 'Fizzled' - Reuters Feb 24, 2015 02:58PM

(Updated - February 24, 2015 2:58 PM EST)

France's Cap Gemini and The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) held talks to buy Computer Sciences (NYSE: CSC), according to Reuters sources (link). Talks are said to have "fizzled."

UPDATE: Apollo Education Group (APOL) Ramps Higher on Chatter Feb 24, 2015 10:38AM (Updated - February 24, 2015 10:38 AM EST)

Apollo Education Group (NASDAQ: APOL) pops higher. Shares are up 1.9 percent.

UPDATE - Market rumors have KKR approaching Apollo over a potential leveraged buyout (LBO).

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