JAC Capital to Acquire NXP Semi's (NXPI) RF Power Business in $1.8B Deal May 28, 2015 06:55AM

NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced an agreement that will facilitate the sale of its RF Power business to Jianguang Asset Management Co. Ltd ("JAC Capital"). Under the terms of the agreement JAC Capital will pay $1.8 billion for the business.

The NXP RF Power business is one of the market leaders in high performance RF power amplifiers primarily focused on the cellular base station market, but with potential future growth applications in the areas of industrial... (continue reading...)

UPDATE: General Electric's (GE) Private-Equity Unit Could Fetch $17B+ May 27, 2015 12:41PM (Updated - May 27, 2015 12:41 PM EDT)

General Electric's (NYSE: GE) private-equity unit could fetch over $17 billion, according to Dow Jones Newswires.

UPDATE - Bids for the unit are due Thursday and a deal might be announced as soon as next week.

Firms interested in the unit might include KKR, Ares, Guggenheim, and Canada's CPPIB.

NRD Partners I to Acquire Frischs Restaurants (FRS) for $34/Share May 22, 2015 08:02AM

Frischs Restaurants (NYSE: FRS) and NRD Partners I, L.P., a private equity fund, announced an agreement pursuant to which an affiliate of NRD Partners I, L.P. will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Frisch's Restaurants, Inc. for $34.00 per share in cash, or approximately $175 million. The transaction is expected to close before the end of September.

The $34.00 per share cash consideration represents a premium of approximately 21% as compared to the closing price... (continue reading...)

MBIA (MBI) Announces 27.25M Common Offering on Behalf of Selling Shareholder May 18, 2015 04:26PM

MBIA (NYSE: MBI) announced the sale of an aggregate of 27,250,000 shares of the Company’s common stock by investment funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus LLC (“Warburg Pincus”) in a registered public offering. Warburg Pincus will receive all of the net proceeds from this offering. No shares are being sold by the Company or by any members of the management team.

BTIG, LLC is acting as sole underwriter for the offering. BTIG, LLC proposes to offer the shares of... (continue reading...)

Endo Int'l (ENDP) to Acquire Par Pharma in ~$8.05B Deal May 18, 2015 06:32AM

Endo Int'l (Nasdaq: ENDP) and Par Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc., announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Endo will acquire privately-held Par from TPG in a transaction valued at $8.05 billion, including assumption of Par debt. The combination will create a leading specialty pharmaceutical company with a generics business that is one of the industry's fastest growing and among the top five as measured by U.S. sales. It is also expected to... (continue reading...)

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