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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

Western Gas buys Nuevo Midstream for $1.5B

Deal implies a five times return for Nuevo backer Encap Flatrock Midstream. Continue reading

TPG puts Alinta Energy on the block

The private equity firm has appointed Lazard to find a buyer for its Australian gas and electricity retailer. The Sydney company could be worth as much as $3.54 billion. Continue reading

Few options remain on CEC Entertainment's menu

Apollo-backed operator of Chuck E Cheese could look to Texas for its next deal. Continue reading

Lenders to get control of UniTek, will provide DIP - source

Sources said lenders led by private equity firms Littlejohn & Co. and New Mountain Capital will swap debt for equity and provide as much as $43 million in post-petition financing. Continue reading

TPG sells stake in RentPath to Providence

The two buyout firms will hold equal ownership interests in the rental housing guide publisher. Continue reading

Brookfield charges up Cross Sound Cable auction - sources

Sale of the transmission company could fetch as much as $200 million. Continue reading

ShoreTel hires Blackstone following hostile Mitel bid

Analyst thinks Mitel Networks will have to offer up to $10 per share to open talks. Continue reading

Caesars to enter into formal talks with bank lenders

Some observers believe the troubled casino operator will try to convince these powerful creditors to become involved in some large decisions, while others feel a prenegotiated bankruptcy filing is the likeliest outcome. Continue reading

Cleco goes to infrastructure investor group for $4.7B

After it got no traction with a sale process last year, an unsolicited bid kicks off an auction. Continue reading

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