UPDATE: HIG Capital's Surgery Partners Said to Plan IPO with $2B Valuation Mar 26, 2015 03:04PM (Updated - March 26, 2015 3:04 PM EDT)

Surgery Partners said to plan IPO with $2 billion valuation, according to Reuters.

UPDATE - According to the report, the IPO could happen as soon as this summer.

H.I.G. Capital owns Surgery Partners LLC. The company is said to be working with investment banks like Bank of America, Citigroup, and Jefferies.

Surgery Partners offers the following company description: We are a leading operator of surgical facilities across the United... (continue reading...)


Kraft Foods Group (KRFT), Heinz Enter Merger Agreement Mar 25, 2015 06:03AM

H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company, forming the third largest food and beverage company in North America with an unparalleled portfolio of iconic brands.

Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by both Heinz and Kraft's Boards of Directors, Kraft shareholders will own a 49% stake in the combined company, and... (continue reading...)


Blackstone's (BX) Pactera Appoints New Chairman Mar 25, 2015 06:01AM

Pactera Technology International Ltd. ("Pactera" or the "Company"), a global consulting and technology services provider strategically headquartered in China and part of The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) Portfolio, today announced that Mei-Wei Cheng has been appointed Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.

Mr. Cheng previously held multiple executive positions, including the role of Chairman, CEO, and President at major global corporations with strategic investments... (continue reading...)


Centerbridge to Acqure Apollo's (APO) Great Wolf Resorts Mar 24, 2015 02:35PM

Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the "Merger Agreement") with an affiliate of Centerbridge Partners, L.P. ("Centerbridge") whereby Centerbridge, a leading private investment firm, will acquire Great Wolf, North America's largest family of indoor waterpark resorts. Great Wolf is currently controlled by funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC ("Apollo") (NYSE: APO).

Kimberly K. Schaefer,... (continue reading...)


Humana (HUM) to Sell Concentra in ~$1.06B Deal Mar 23, 2015 09:02AM

Humana (NYSE: HUM) has reached a definitive agreement to sell the stock of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Concentra Inc. (Concentra), to MJ Acquisition Corporation, a joint venture between Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), a leading operator of specialty hospitals and outpatient rehabilitation clinics in the U.S., and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe XII, L.P., a private equity fund, for approximately $1.055 billion in cash, subject to customary... (continue reading...)


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