Private Equity Buyouts & Other Investments

Experience

    • J.C. Flowers and AmeriLife Group in the sale of AmeriLife to Thomas H. Lee Partners.
    • Dealer Tire, a Bain Capital portfolio company, in its acquisition of Dent Wizard.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its investment in SOCOTEC Group, a leading global provider of testing, inspection and certification services focused on asset integrity.
    • Providence Equity Partners in its majority investment of €200 million in Smartly.io.
    • The Carlyle Group in its investment in American Express Global Business Travel.
    • The Carlyle Group in its $1.8 billion acquisition, with T&D Holdings, of a majority interest in Fortitude Re.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $205 million acquisition of Cynosure from Hologic.
    • Emergent Cold Storage, an Elliott Management portfolio company, in its sale to Lineage Logistics.
    • HarbourVest Partners as lead investor in the GP-led restructuring of Bridgepoint Capital’s €4.8 billion crisis-era fund, Bridgepoint Europe IV.
    • Wilsonart, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in the $150 million sale of its Asia Business to Aica Kogyo and the Development Bank of Japan.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its proposed $4 billion take private acquisition, later terminated, of Anixter International, a NYSE-listed company.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of a majority equity interest in Individual FoodService from Sole Source Capital.
    • Reynolds Group and Closure Systems International (CSI) in their sale of CSI businesses and facilities to Cerberus Capital Management.
    • TPG Growth in an investment by U.S. Steel in Big River Steel valuing Big River Steel at $2.325 billion.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and BrandSafway in the over $6 billion sale of BrandSafway to Brookfield Business Partners L.P. and CD&R Fund X.
    • Lovell Minnick in its take-private deal for Charles Taylor, a leading provider of professional services to the global insurance market.
    • Emergent Cold, a portfolio company of Elliott Management, in its acquisition of New Orleans Cold Storage.
    • Centerbridge Partners in its investment in GoHealth.
    • OEConnection (OEC) and Providence Equity in the sale of a majority stake in OEC to Genstar Capital.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its sale of CoAdvantage to Aquiline Capital.
    • Brookfield Business Partners and its institutional partners in their acquisition of Ouro Verde, a leading Brazilian fleet management company.
    • One Rock Capital Partners in its acquisition of the Engineered Components and Systems segment of Actuant Corporation.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its secondary acquisition of a majority interest in Digital Prosperity Fund I and an associated co-investment vehicle, both managed by Amadeus Capital Partners, from MTN Group.
    • TPG Growth in its takeover of the existing assets of the Abraaj Group’s $1 billion Global Healthcare Fund.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of Impact Fitness, a franchisee of Planet Fitness and formerly a Bain Capital portfolio company.
    • Elliott Management in its $683 million acquisition of Barnes & Noble, the largest retail bookseller in the U.S.
    • Bain Capital Private Equity and Diamond Castle in the sale of Beacon Health Options to Anthem.
    • Manna Pro, a manufacturer and marketer of pet care and nutrition products and a Morgan Stanley Capital Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of Hero Pet Brands.
    • Capital Group Private Markets and other selling shareholders in the $1.85 billion sale of Eaton Towers to American Tower.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of J.S. Held, a global consulting firm focused on high value insurance claims and construction-related matters.
    • SouthernCarlson in its sale to Kyocera Corporation.
    • Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in its acquisition of Educate 360 Holdings.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and TRANZACT in the $1.3 billion sale of TRANZACT to Willis Towers Watson.
    • Risk Strategies, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition of Krauter & Company, a leading specialty firm focused on the risk and insurance needs of private equity firms and their portfolio companies nationwide.
    • Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading IT solutions integrator, and its majority owner, Kelso & Company, in the sale of a majority equity interest in Sirius to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
    • Schneider Electric in its joint venture with The Carlyle Group to develop energy management and automation solutions for critical infrastructure projects.
    • Elliott Management in a $450 million equity rights offering of Roadrunner Transportation Systems, resulting in Elliott acquiring 90% of Roadrunner.
    • Atlas Merchant Capital in its investment in Ascensus, the largest independent recordkeeping services provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator in the United States.
    • Vets First Choice in the financing aspects of its merger with the Henry Schein Animal Health business to create Covetrus, a new standalone public company.
    • The Carlyle Group in its strategic minority investment in Grupo Madero, the largest casual dining and fast-casual restaurant chain in Brazil.
    • Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities Group in its strategic minority investment in Annexus, a leading designer of annuities and insurance-based retirement products.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a controlling interest in Westbury Street, a leading independent contract caterer and hospitality services provider in the UK.
    • 4Refuel and its equityholders, including Kelso & Company and Penske Truck Leasing, in the sale of 4Refuel, the leading mobile on-site refueling company in Canada, to Finning International.
    • Providence Equity Partners in the combination of Benefit Street Partners and Franklin Templeton Investments.
    • Guggenheim Securities, as financial advisor to Corium International, a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company, in Corium’s $504 million sale to Gurnet Point Capital.
    • LeapFrog Investments in its investment in Pyramid Group, the largest distributor of cardiac and orthopaedic equipment in East Africa.
    • The Carlyle Group in its sale of a majority stake in Getty Images to the Getty family.
    • Helios Investment Partners in its investment in KMR Holding Pédagogique, a Morocco-based leading private higher education group.
    • Dealer Tire in a significant investment by Bain Capital Private Equity.
    • The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of an outstanding interest in NEP Group from Crestview Partners.
    • Kelso & Company in its sale of PowerTeam Services to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its role in the £1.2 billion take-private acquisition of UK insurer esure.
    • The Carlyle Group in its strategic partnership with AIG to position DSA Re as a platform to provide solutions for insurance liabilities globally.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its formation of a joint venture with WPT Industrial REIT and AIMCo to aggregate a portfolio of industrial properties in the U.S.
    • SunSource, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its acquisition of United Distribution Group, one of the largest distributors of industrial components and assemblies in North America.
    • Ply Gem and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in Ply Gem’s $5.5 billion stock-for-stock combination with NCI Building Systems.
    • Risk Strategies, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition of Oxford Risk Management, an established leader in alternative risk and captive insurance and consulting.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its joint investment with Cardinal Health in naviHealth, the largest manager of post-acute benefits for health plans and a leading value-based care partner to health systems and providers.
    • Glendower Capital in its role as part of a consortium of blue-chip institutional investors to invest approximately $530 million in six companies controlled by Argonne Capital Group.
    • Helios Investment Partners in fund arrangement aspects of the IPO on the London Stock Exchange of Vivo Energy, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants to retail and commercial customers in Africa.
    • Solenis, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its combination with BASF's paper and water chemicals business.
    • Pitney Bowes in the sale of its global production mail business to Platinum Equity.
    • SunSource, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its acquisition of Ryan Herco Flow Solutions, a distributor of hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power products in the U.S. and Canada.
    • Cerberus Capital Management in its acquisition of Electrical Components International, the world’s leading manufacturer of wire harnesses, control boxes and value-added assembly services, from KPS Capital Partners.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of Manna Pro, a leading producer of nutritional supplements and other animal products, from The Carlyle Group.
    • Prosperity Life Insurance in its sale to an investor group.
    • Motor Fuel Group in the financing and tax structuring of its £1.2 billion acquisition of MRH, the UK's largest petrol station and convenience retail operator.
    • Tristan Capital in its sale of a 40% interest in Tristan to Candriam, a New York Life affiliate.
    • The Carlyle Group in its strategic minority investment in DiscoverOrg, the leading global sales and marketing intelligence platform.
    • Ullico, a labor-owned insurance and investment company, in the $1.2 billion cross-border take private acquisition of Student Transportation.
    • TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, with Humana, in their $1.4 billion acquisition of Curo Health Services.
    • A U.S. private equity fund in co-investments in various jurisdictions, including France, Sweden, Denmark, Spain and Poland.
    • A U.S. private equity fund in a complex GP fund restructuring involving the establishment of a new fund to acquire assets.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a majority interest in American Greetings.
    • AmTrust Financial Services in a strategic transaction with Madison Dearborn for a portion of AmTrust’s U.S. fee businesses valued at $1.15 billion.
    • Precision Medicine Group in a new $275 million investment.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the formation of a joint venture with JBG SMITH to develop and own 1900 N Street, an office building located in the Dupont Circle area of Washington, D.C.
    • Nationstar Mortgage, a leading mortgage servicer and originator, in its $3.8 billion merger with WMIH.
    • Cerberus Capital Management in its acquisition of Cyanco International, the largest global producer of sodium cyanide.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $2.4 billion take private of Ply Gem and acquisition of Atrium Windows & Doors, two leading building products companies.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its $1.1 billion acquisition of Ascot from American International Group.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its £1.015 billion offer for SVG Capital, a publicly-listed investment fund.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its co-investment with a Southeast Asian private equity fund in the buyout of an education group in Malaysia.
    • P2 Capital, alongside Silver Lake, in the $3.5 billion acquisition of Blackhawk, a global financial technology company.
    • Kelso & Company in its equity investment in Zenith Energy U.S.
    • TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe in the $4.1 billion acquisition of Kindred Healthcare.
    • The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of MedRisk, a provider of managed physical medicine to the workers’ compensation industry.
    • Cornell Capital as a lead investor in the $2.05 billion acquisition of Talcott Resolution, The Hartford’s run-off life and annuity businesses.
    • CVC Capital Partners in its investment in Republic Finance, a consumer loan provider.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 40% ownership interest in Belron, which valued the company at €3 billion.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of SunSource, a distributor of hydraulic and pneumatic fluid power products in the U.S. and Canada.
    • OppenheimerFunds in a joint venture with The Carlyle Group, which will provide global private credit opportunities for the wealth market.
    • CoAdvantage, a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Private Equity, in its acquisition of Progressive Employer Management Company.
    • Eagle Foods, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition of Popcorn, Indiana, a maker of ready-to-eat popcorn products.
    • Temasek in its strategic investment in BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $500 million preferred stock investment in Beacon Roofing Supply’s $2.625 billion acquisition of Allied Building Products.
    • Access Industries as a lead consortium investor in the $5.6 billion acquisition of Calpine.
    • Deutsche Bank, as financial advisor to Invitation Homes, in its $20 billion merger with Starwood Waypoint Homes.
    • Kelso & Company in its investment in Oasis Outsourcing, the nation's largest privately held professional employer organization.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $2.5 billion acquisition of HD Supply’s Waterworks Division, the largest distributor of waterworks products in the U.S.
    • The CF Corporation and The Blackstone Group in the $1.835 billion acquisition of Fidelity & Guaranty Life.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $650 million acquisition of Capco, FIS’s management consulting business.
    • Apex Fund Services in its sale to Genstar Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm.
    • Elliott Management in its $540 million redeemable preferred stock investment in Roadrunner Transportation Systems, a leading asset-right transportation and asset-light logistics service provider.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the acquisition of Carestream Dental, an industry-leading provider of dental digital product lines and services, from Carestream Health/Onex.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice as majority shareholder in Exova in the £620.3 million recommended cash acquisition of Exova by Element Materials Technology.
    • Adveq in its sale to Schroders.
    • Kelso & Company in its investment in Premia Holdings, a newly-formed property and casualty insurance and reinsurance group focused on providing runoff solutions.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its £806.6 million acquisition of the investment portfolio of SVG Capital, a publicly-listed investment fund. The acquisition followed an initial £1,015 million takeover offer by HarbourVest Partners for SVG Capital. The deal has been recognized by various industry award schemes, including the PEI Awards and being named Private Equity Deal Of The Year at the IFLR European Awards.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the formation of agilon health, a new healthcare technology and services platform, through the acquisition and merging of Primary Provider Management and Cyber-Pro Systems.
    • Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services in its buyout of Harsco Corporation’s 26% interest in Brand, a leading single-source provider of specialized industrial services to the worldwide energy and infrastructure sectors.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in the financing aspects of its acquisition of Cadence Education, a leading provider of early childhood education.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a controlling stake in Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, a leading global manufacturer of medical products.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its investment in Pathway Partners, a leading veterinary hospital owner and operator.
    • Littlejohn & Co. in the sale of a minority interest in the firm’s management companies and general partners to Goldman Sachs Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Group.
    • The Carlyle Group in its investment in NEP Group. NEP serves the world’s leading content producers and owners, providing services vital to the broadcast of live sports and entertainment events.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its investment in convertible preferred equity securities of an affiliate of Advanced Disposal Services.
    • Providence Equity Partners in its acquisition from General Motors and Ford of a majority stake in OEConnection, the established market leader in cloud-based technology solutions that facilitate the efficient location, sale, distribution and dynamic pricing of automotive parts.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of Tranzact Holdings, the leading provider of comprehensive, direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for insurance carriers in the U.S., from White Mountains Insurance Group.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $415 million acquisition of High Ridge Brands, the largest North American consolidation platform focused on acquiring orphaned personal care brands, from Brynwood Partners.
    • AltaOne Capital in its acquisition, with Silver Lake, of a 37.6% interest in Cegid Group, valuing the company at ‎€580 million.
    • Ally Bridge in its PIPEs transaction with Nasdaq-listed Sorrento Therapeutics.
    • Hony Capital in its strategic investment in, and related cooperation arrangements with, as well as follow-on investment and subsequent corporate restructuring transactions involving, the WeWork Companies.
    • GP Investments in a joint venture with a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) to finance the acquisition, through a tender offer in Brazil, of a controlling stake in BR Properties, a Brazilian real estate company.
    • Affiliates of Rank Group in the $230 million sale of Prestone Products to Centerbridge Partners.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its acquisition from Bank of America of the BAML Capital Access Funds group, a private equity fund-of-funds manager focused on opportunities with emerging managers, diverse managers, the lower middle market and other underserved markets.
    • Capital International in its approximately $200 million acquisition of a minority stake in Mankind Pharma, an Indian pharmaceutical company.
    • Hussmann, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its $1.5 billion sale to Panasonic.
    • Guardian Life in its sale of RS Investments to Victory Capital.
    • American Securities and P2 Capital Partners in their $855 million acquisition of Blount International.
    • One Equity Partners in its concurrent acquisitions of two call center operators, TLK Group and The Results Companies.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of the J.M. Smucker Company’s U.S. canned milk brands and operations.
    • Nereus Capital in its joint venture with Hareon Solar and Treasury Group to invest in solar projects in India.
    • Nassau Reinsurance Group, a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, in its $217.2 million acquisition of The Phoenix Companies.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Risk Strategies Company, a national insurance and benefits brokerage and risk management firm, from Kohlberg & Company.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of CoAdvantage, a leading Professional Employer Organization.
    • PharMEDium, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company and the leading national provider of outsourced compounded sterile preparations to acute care hospitals in the United States, in its $2.6 billion sale to AmerisourceBergen.
    • J.C. Flowers and Ascensus in the sale of Ascensus to Genstar Capital and Aquiline Capital Partners.
    • Truck-Lite, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its sale to Koch Equity Development and BDT Capital Partners.
    • Roofing Supply Group, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its $1.1 billion sale to Beacon Roofing Supply.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Sirius Computer Solutions, a leading national IT solutions integrator.
    • Providence Equity Partners and SRA in the merger of SRA with the government services unit of CSC, creating the largest pure-play IT services provider serving the U.S. government sector.
    • Kelso & Company in its $376 million acquisition, with Ajax Resources, of W&T Offshore’s interest in the Yellow Rose field in the Permian Basin of West Texas.
    • Alliance Laundry Systems, an Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan portfolio company, in the sale of majority interest to BDT Capital Partners.
    • Apollo Global Management in its acquisition of a majority interest in the asset management business of AR Capital (subsequently withdrawn), its acquisition of the wholesale distribution business of RCS Capital and its substantial minority equity investment in RCS Capital.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of US LBM Holdings, a building products distributor, from BlackEagle Partners.
    • P2 Capital, with Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, in its $1.6 billion sale of Interline Brands to Home Depot.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its $12 billion acquisition of GE Capital’s sponsor lending business, including Antares Capital, the leading lender to middle market private equity sponsors in the U.S.
    • Stone Point Capital in its significant equity investment in specialty insurance broker Alliant Insurance Services, with KKR retaining a significant equity investment in the business.
    • J.C. Flowers in its acquisition of AmeriLife Group.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in the $600 million sale of Creative Circle, a leading professional staffing firm specializing in advertising, creative and marketing talent, to NYSE-listed On Assignment for a mix of stock and cash consideration.
    • The D. E. Shaw Group, a global investment and technology development firm, in the sale of a 20% equity interest in the management companies of The D. E. Shaw Group previously owned by Lehman Brothers to an entity managed by Hillspire, the family office that serves as the investment vehicle for Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and his family.
    • AIF Capital as a selling shareholder in the sale of certain female healthcare businesses of Famy Care, the world’s largest producer of oral contraceptive pills, to Mylan.
    • Healogics, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its acquisition of Accelecare Wound Centers.
    • Standard General in its acquisition of RadioShack’s asset based credit facility from GE Capital in a transaction expected to result in ownership of not less than 50% of the company's equity securities.
    • TPG Growth in its investment in Big River Steel.
    • TA Associates in its acquisition of Access Technology Group.
    • Solenis, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its acquisition of Clearwater Specialties, a specialty chemical company.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its $410 million sale of EmployBridge, a leading provider of outsourced human resource and temporary staffing services, to Select Staffing, an Anchorage Capital backed competitor.
    • Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity in the financing aspects of its sale of EmployBridge.
    • Blackstone Group’s Tactical Opportunities Group in its acquisition of Philadelphia Financial Group from Tiptree Financial.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition with Estancia Capital Management of American Beacon.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of up to a 49% stake in NYSE-listed CHC Group, the world's largest commercial helicopter operator with an enterprise value of $1.9 billion.
    • Diamond Castle in the acquisition by its portfolio company Beacon Health of ValueOptions, the largest independent behavioral healthcare and wellness company in the U.S.
    • Stone Point Capital in its sale of Genex, a provider of healthcare and disability management services, to Apax Partners.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its $910 million acquisition of Healogics, the largest advanced wound care services provider in the U.S.
    • Syniverse, a Carlyle Group portfolio company, in its $290 million acquisition of Aicent.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its $1.8 billion acquisition of Wilton Re, a U.S. life insurance and reinsurance provider.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of PharMEDium, a leading provider of sterile compounding services to hospital pharmacies.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and US Foods in the $8.2 billion merger of US Foods with Sysco Corporation.
    • PSAV, a Kelso & Company portfolio company, in its acquisition by affiliates of Goldman Sachs.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 60% stake in John Deere Landscapes, a unit of Deere & Company’s Agriculture & Turf segment, in a transaction valued at $465 million.
    • Wilsonart, a Clayton, Dubilier & Rice portfolio company, in its acquisition of Durcon, a manufacturer of laboratory-grade work surfaces.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisitions of Brand Energy and Harsco Infrastructure in a combined transaction valued at $2.5 billion.
    • StoneRiver Group in the formation of a joint venture with funds managed by Kelso & Company in which StoneRiver Group’s Progressive Medical was merged with PMSI.
    • Diamond Castle in its $1 billion sale of MHA to Roper Industries.
    • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Dell in the $24.9 billion sale of Dell to an investor group including Michael Dell and Silver Lake.
    • P2 Capital Partners in its $1.1 billion take-private acquisition, together with funds managed by the private equity arm of Goldman Sachs, of Interline Brands, a leading distributor of broad-line maintenance, repair and operations products.
    • Kelso & Company in its all-cash offer for EACOM Timber Corporation.
    • Highland Capital Management in its sale of Communications Corporation of America and White Knight Broadcasting to Nexstar Broadcasting Group and Mission Broadcasting.
    • AssuraMed in its $2 billion sale to Cardinal Health.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Power Holdings, comprised of sister companies T&D Solutions and Associated Diversified Services, which offers a full range of outsourced maintenance and construction services to the electric utility industry, from Huntsman Gay.
    • Oriental Trading Company in its sale to Berkshire Hathaway.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $1.05 billion acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Wilsonart International Holdings, the decorative surfaces unit of Illinois Tool Works.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $1.05 billion acquisition of David's Bridal.
    • Exal Corporation, an Ontario Teachers portfolio company, in the sale of its European division to Ardagh Group.
    • Kelso & Company in its co-investment in Venari Resources, a U.S. deepwater oil-and-gas exploration company.
    • Highland Capital Management, Contrarian, J.P. Morgan and Black Diamond Capital Management in Clean Harbors' $1.25 billion acquisition of Safety-Kleen.
    • Audio Visual Services Group, a portfolio company of Kelso & Company, in its $270 million acquisition of Swank Audio Visuals.
    • FLAG Capital Management in its acquisition of Squadron Capital, a Hong Kong-based private equity investment firm.
    • Hertz Global Holdings in its $2.3 billion acquisition of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of Creative Circle, one of North America’s largest independent staffing firms specializing in advertising, creative and marketing talent.
    • Baring Private Equity Partners Asia in its investment in Coastal Projects Private Limited.
    • Providence Equity Partners in its $430 million investment in Aditya Birla Telecom, a subsidiary of Idea Cellular.
    • The Carlyle Group in its $3.3 billion acquisition of Getty Images.
    • Kelso & Company, as a member of an investor group, in the $3.3 billion acquisition of energy pipeline and infrastructure assets from Kinder Morgan Energy Partners.
    • Stone Point Capital in the formation of a partnership with KKR to establish KKR - SPC Merchant Advisors, a provider of capital markets services to mid-market and sponsor-backed companies.
    • Access Industries, as part of a consortium with Apollo Global Management and Riverstone Holdings, in its $7.2 billion acquisition of the oil and gas exploration and production assets of El Paso, which were sold in connection with Kinder Morgan's $38 billion acquisition of El Paso.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, AXA Private Equity and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in the financing aspects of their €2.1 billion acquisition of SPIE from PAI Partners, which included a €1.335 billion senior term and revolving credit facility and a €375 million bridge loan.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of Roofing Supply Group, a distributor of residential and non-residential roofing materials.
    • Stone Point Capital in its sale of an interest in Securis Investment Partners, an insurance-linked securities manager.
    • Reynolds Group in its $4.5 billion acquisition of Graham Packaging Company.
    • Access Industries in its $3.3 billion acquisition of Warner Music Group.
    • Reynolds Group in its $6 billion acquisition of Pactiv, a NYSE-listed global manufacturer and supplier of consumer food and beverage packaging and storage products.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of Access Cash, a Canadian independent service organization that manages the country’s second largest network of automated teller machines.
    • Altegrity and Providence Equity Partners in the sale of TrialGraphix, a division of Kroll.
    • Kelso & Company in its acquisition of Nivel Holdings, a distributor of golf car aftermarket parts and accessories.
    • EIG in its sale of a minority interest to China Investment Corporation.
    • TA Associates in its management buyout of Quotient BioScience Group.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 60% stake in Hussmann International, a leading global manufacturer of refrigerated display merchandizing equipment and refrigeration systems for the retail food industry, from Ingersoll Rand.
    • Oceana Therapeutics in its sale to Salix Pharmaceuticals.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the $4.3 billion sale of Diversey Holdings to Sealed Air.
    • Morgan Stanley Private Equity in its acquisition of EmployBridge, a provider of outsourced human resource and specialty-branded temporary staffing services.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Emergency Medical Services Corporation.
    • Senior management of The TCW Group, a leading diversified asset management company, in the acquisition of The TCW Group by management and private equity funds sponsored by The Carlyle Group.
    • Providence Equity Partners in its $1.9 billion going private acquisition of SRA International, a provider of technology and strategic consulting services.
    • Oaktree Capital Management, with TPG Capital and JH Investments, in their $955 million acquisition of the North American businesses of Taylor Wimpey.
    • Rank Group in its $950 million acquisition of Honeywell’s automotive consumer products group.
    • Stone Point Capital and Hellman & Friedman in their $1.1 billion acquisition of Sedgwick Claims Management Services.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its acquisition of a 42.5% stake in Univar, a global distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals, in a sponsored recapitalization transaction valuing Univar at $4.2 billion.
    • Kelso & Company in its investment in Sandler O'Neill + Partners, a full-service investment banking firm specializing in financial services companies.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its majority investment in Tyco International’s Electrical and Metal Products business in a transaction valued at $1 billion.
    • Altegrity and Providence Equity Partners in their $1.13 billion acquisition of Kroll from Marsh & McLennan.
    • Atlas Merchant Capital in its preferred stock investment in South Street Securities.
    • Univar in its $885 million initial public offering and concurrent private placement of $350 million of shares to Temasek and the additional purchase of 5 million shares of Univar common stock from selling stockholders by Temasek.