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Bain Capital is promising it would keep Toshiba whole, instead of breaking up the Japanese conglomerate, and retain the current management team in a buyout proposal aimed at winning over skeptics of the U.S. company's offer.
Twitter’s board has accepted an offer from billionaire Elon Musk to buy the social media company and take it private, the company announced Monday. The stock closed up 5.64% for the day after it was halted for the news.
A consortium led by US private equity group KKR has offered to buy Australia’s largest private hospital operator for A$20.1bn ($14.9bn), in what would be one of the biggest leverage buyouts in the country’s history.
Smaller airlines are looking to bulk up to take advantage of an expected recovery in air travel. Fleet size is a key motive for JetBlue's recent bid to woo budget carrier Spirit Airlines and break up that company's deal with rival Frontier.
The first, and the bigger of the two deals, came from American PE giant Thoma Bravo buying SailPoint, which offers tools for businesses to give employees access to secure remote working tools. The second deal saw PE behemoth KKR buying Barracuda Networks, this time from Thoma Bravo in a deal valuing Barracuda at around $4 billion.
The Guillemot family which founded Ubisoft is reportedly looking to partner with a private equity firm to arrange a formal acquisition of the company in order to fend off external buyouts.