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Jana unveils potential board slate for PetSmart

Activist investor Jana Partners LLC is looking to turn up the heat on pet products retailer PetSmart Inc. (PETM), as private equity firms KKR & Co. LP (KKR) and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC are apparently preparing a joint offer.... Continue reading

Carlyle extends ride with Addison Lee

The buyout firm plans to seek U.S. acquisition targets for the London-based minicab operator rather than sell the business. Continue reading

Exclusive: Perry Ellis holds talks with bankers

As activist investors hover, the retailer reviews its options. Continue reading

Dow divests Angus Chemical for $1.2B

Sale of the additives business to Golden Gate is response to pressure from Third Point. Continue reading

Blackstone's biggest LBO keeps the mini-bar stocked

The buyout giant's Hilton deal continues to pay off, with the latest check coming from the Waldorf-Astoria. The $1.95 billion sale of the luxurious New York property is another jewel in Blackstone's real estate crown. Continue reading

TPG runs up $482M tab at Prezzo Restaurants

The Texas buyout shop pays about 10 times Ebitda for the U.K. casual dining group. Continue reading

Sale of MSP unit puts IQNavigator on M&A offensive

The private equity-backed company remains an attractive takeover candidate in the vendor management system universe, but its owners insist it has more room to grow organically and through dealmaking. Continue reading

Carlyle leads $700M deal for Dealogic

Financial publishing and information company Euromoney is a junior partner in the bid group. Continue reading

After RealPage rejects buyout, investor turns activist

Rental housing software company is said to reject $2B buyout bid. Continue reading

Boot Barn wrangles a successful IPO debut

Private equity backer Freeman Spogli could end up generating a 3.7 times return. Continue reading

Snow Phipps wins PE-backed Teasdale Foods

A source said the New York private equity firm paid about 10 times sales for the provider of Hispanic canned food products, implying an acquisition price of roughly $200 million. Continue reading

Modi starts small and slow in India

"Big-bang" reforms may have been lacking from the prime minister's first five months in power but a steady flow of smaller initiatives and the right political mood music mean the business and investment community remain on side, for now. Continue reading

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