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July 11- Silver Lake Partners LP has agreed to pay $29.5 million to settle a lawsuit that accused several large private equity firms of conspiring not to outbid each other on takeovers prior to the financial crisis.
July 3- Archer Daniels Midland Co is close to buying natural food ingredients maker Wild Flavors GmbH, backed by buyout group KKR& Co, for about 2.5 billion euros, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
SAO PAULO, July 2- Mergers and acquisitions in Brazil are expected to gain steam by the year-end as economic and political risks ease, helping companies and private-equity firms scouring for takeover targets focus on tapping the country's long-term potential.
July 1- Private-equity firms KKR& Co LP and TPG Capital are among the groups looking to buy a majority stake in food retailer Kuwait Food Co SAK, better known as Americana, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The other potential bidders include CVC Capital Partners Ltd and Advent International Corp, Bloomberg said.
June 29- Gardner Denver has agreed to pay $29 million to its former shareholders to settle allegations the industrial pumps producer was undervalued in its $3.7 billion sale last year to private equity firm KKR& Co, according to court documents.
NEW YORK, June 26- KKR& Co LP said on Thursday it named Alexander Navab sole head of its Americas private equity business after a review resulted in Michael Michelson's giving up his title as co-head alongside Navab to return to full-time investing.
First Data announced that its parent has received commitments to purchase about $3.5 billion of common equity in a private placement, led by KKR.
GSK has invited private equity firms to consider making offers for a range of its older drugs, three people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
John Mack, a former chief executive at Morgan Stanley, has left the board of Russia's top oil producer, which has been hit by sanctions.
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Italy’s largest lender returned to profitability in the first quarter, as it cleaned up its balance sheet ahead of euro zone bank health checks.
British clothing chain FatFace is to list on the London Stock Exchange, it said on Thursday, targeting a market value of at least 440 million pounds ($743 million).
Energy Future filed for bankruptcy protection, seven years after its record leveraged buyout stacked it with debt just as prices for its electricity plunged.
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