Patterson Cos. (PDCO) Sells Medical Business to Madison Dearborn Partners for $715M Jul 1, 2015 09:03AM

Patterson Cos. (NASDAQ: PDCO) announced a definitive agreement to sell its medical business (Patterson Medical) to Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago, for gross proceeds of approximately $715 million in cash. The sale is expected to close in the fiscal second quarter, following the satisfaction of regulatory requirements and other customary closing conditions.

According to Scott P. Anderson, chairman and chief executive... (continue reading...)

Apollo Global (APO), EBRD to Take Slovenia's Second-Largest Bank Private Jun 30, 2015 11:52AM

Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) and EBRD are expected to acquire Slovenia's second largest bank, Nova KBM (NKBM), for about €250 million.

Reuters said state investment firm SDH is conducting the privatization.

Official details are expected later Tuesday, but local sources pegged Apollo Global as the buyer of the bank.

Shares of Apollo are up about 0.5 percent Tuesday morning.

Blackstone (BX) Agrees to Sell AlliedBarton in $1.67B Deal Jun 30, 2015 07:58AM

Blackstone (NYSE: BX) announced today that private equity funds it manages have agreed to sell AlliedBarton to Wendel SE for approximately $1.67 billion. The transaction is expected to close later this year, and is subject to customary regulatory approvals.

AlliedBarton is a leading U.S.-based provider of security services to more than 3,300 customers, including 200 members of the Fortune 500. Founded in 1957 and based in suburban-Philadelphia, AlliedBarton has more than... (continue reading...)

NCR Corp. (NCR) Pushes Back Date for Binding Offer Submissions by Over Two Weeks - NY Post Jun 30, 2015 07:09AM

NCR Corp. (NYSE: NCR) is active Tuesday following reports that the company has pushed back the binding bidding deadline in its sale process by about two weeks.

The NY Post said Tuesday that the deadline is now set for July 26th, from a prior date of July 8th.

As reported last week, private-equity firms have said they haven't received enough financial information from NCR to make a binding offer.

NCR might ultimately decide against a sale and opt to declare a dividend... (continue reading...)

OCI Resources (OCIR) Ticks Higher on Chatter Related to Interest from Private Equity Jun 26, 2015 03:17PM

OCI Resources (NYSE: OCIR) shares ticked higher on Friday afternoon after the company was featured in an article at Speculation suggests OCI could "pique the interest of PE firms." Link here.

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