LONDON, Nov 27 - European private equity house Apax is nearing the target on its $300 million Israeli mid-market fund and is expected to hold a first close at around $250 million next week, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
ABU DHABI, Nov 27 - Egypt's Qalaa Holding will issue shares worth 4 billion Egyptian pounds ($560 million) by May 2015 to advance a major restructuring of the loss-making investment fund, a company official said.
LONDON, Nov 27 - Private equity firm 3i is set to take 285 million euros (355.65 million US dollar) from its Dutch retailer Action as part of a wider 840 million euro refinancing, banking sources said.
LONDON, Nov 27 - European private equity house Apax is nearing its target on its $300 million Israeli mid-market fund and is expected to hold its first close at around $250 million next week, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
LONDON, Nov 27 - French energy services group Spie is looking to raise a minimum 725 million euros (905.02 million US dollar) of new loans to refinance a high yield bond and pay a dividend to shareholders after pulling a planned stock market listing, the lead banks announced on Thursday.
DUESSELDORF, Germany, Nov 27 - U.S. buyout group Advent may seek to return Germany's Douglas to the stock exchange in a move to offload its stake in the group, the retailer's chief executive said on Thursday.
Nov 27 - British plastic packaging supplier RPC Group Plc said it would buy Iceland-based plastic products maker Promens Group AS for 386 million euros ($483 million) to strengthen its position in Europe and help satisfy its increasing need for polymer.
LONDON, Nov 27 - British private equity fund Electra shrugged off the distractions of a boardroom challenge from activist investor Edward Bramson to lift its value per share 15 percent and made a record level of new investments in its full financial year.
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Nov 27 - British plastic packaging maker RPC Group Plc said it would buy Iceland-based plastic products and components maker Promens Group AS for 386 million euros ($483 million).
SEOUL - South Korea's Samsung Group said on Wednesday it is selling stakes in four chemical and defence firms for 1.9 trillion won ($1.72 billion) to Hanwha Group, the latest move in the massive task of restructuring the country's largest conglomerate.
KATHMANDU - A brief meeting between India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart on Thursday salvaged a summit of South Asian leaders, with all eight countries clinching a last-minute deal to create a regional electricity grid.