Posts tagged: Carlyle

Deals, Deals, Deals ... in a bear market - Part 20

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 8:05 pm

It's December 23rd but yet the deals keep on coming.

Indeed, this morning London-listed Flutter Entertainment, the parent company of Paddy Power and Sky Bet, announced the £1.6 billion purchase of Italian gambling company Sisal and this afternoon it emerged Quidel Corporation, the US-listed testing group, is paying $6 billion in cash and stock offer for Ortho Clinical Diagnostics...

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Carlyle weighs offer for Metro Bank, reveals Bloomberg

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 11:11 am

Arch rivals at Bloomberg have dug this morning's deal scoop with a tale about Carlyle weighing a takeover bid for ailing Metro Bank.

The confirmation came pretty quick. Below is a link the statement from Metro Bank, which has had its fair share of troubles recently and is now only trading at a fraction of what it used to be worth...

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UNCOOKED ALERT: Signature Aviation said to ... - Part 7

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 8:21 pm

Betaville was casting around for stories today and stumbled around a curious line around the three-way battle for Signature Aviation, the London-listed private jet operator.

It would appear, according to publicly available financing documents, that Global Infrastructure Partners, one of the firms interested in buying Signature Aviation, is offering to finance its bid in, er, equity. Yes, you heard that right - equity to the tune of $4.6 billion...

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REVEALED: KKR said to be vying with Carlyle to buy Dr Martens for over £300 million - sources

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 9:32 pm

KKR, the US-listed private equity giant, has emerged as a surprise frontrunner to buy Dr Martens for over £300 million.

Sources familiar with the matter said KKR - the former owner of pharmacy giant Boots that was immortalised in the bestselling book Barbarians At The Gate - is vying with Carlyle, another Wall Street buy-out firm, to buy Dr Martens from Permira, a European investment firm...

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