carlyle group/the (CG) Key Developments
Hinduja-Everstone Consortium Reoprtedly In Race to Buy CARE Hospitals
Jul 6 15
P. D. Hinduja National Hospital & Medical Research Centre and Everstone Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd has joined the race to acquire the CARE Hospitals Private Limited, according to three people in know of the matter. The Hinduja-Everstone consortium has submitted a bid to acquire 72% stake in CARE in the range of approximately $252 million. A consortium of Netcare Limited. (JSE:NTC), Bain Capital Advisors LLC, Baring Private Equity Asia, IHH Healthcare Berhad (KLSE:IHH) and a West Asia-based hospital chain are alos potential bidders. In April, Reuters had reported that Advent International is in talks with The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG), IHH Healthcare, Manipal Hospitals and Fortis Healthcare Limited (BSE:532843) to sell its 72% stake in CARE Hospitals for $250-$300 million. The spokespersons at Hinduja Group and Everstone declined to comment. Advent spokesperson said the firm has no comment to offer. A Bain Capital spokesperson refused to comment while a mail sent to Netcare did not elicit any response.
Affinity, Carlyle Among 4 Shortlisted For Tesco South Korea Unit Sale
Jul 2 15
Affinity Equity Partners and The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) were among four potential buyers shortlisted for the sale of Tesco PLC's South Korean unit, Home plus CO., LTD., seen worth around $6 billion, a South Korean newspaper reported. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., Investment Arm and MBK Partners were the other parties shortlisted for the sale, the Korea Economic Daily said, citing an unnamed investment banking source. MBK and Goldman Sachs declined comment. Spokesmen for Affinity, Carlyle and Tesco's South Korean unit could not be immediately reached.
Carlyle Reportedly In Talks To Buy Metropolis Healthcare Stake
Jul 2 15
GSK Velu may sell its 37% stake in Metropolis Healthcare Limited to The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) for more that INR 9 billion, according to people directly familiar with the matter. Carlyle is in advanced discussions and a deal could be finalized in next few weeks. Veda Corporate Advisors Private Limited is reportedly the advisor on the transaction.
Sunny Varkey Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Varsity Education Stake
Jul 1 15
GEMS Education’s Sunny Varkey may acquire stake in Varsity Education Management Pvt Ltd. According to two sources close to the matter, Sunny Varkey is in talks to purchase a stake in Varsity Education from New Silk Route (NSR). Among other bidders eying NSRs stake in Versity Education are The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) and Actis Capital, LLP. Varsity Education said that its promoters had no participation in this transaction. According to the news report, e-mails sent to GEMS Education, NSR and Carlyle did not receive any response. The deal is likely to value Varsity Education Management at around $1 billion, the sources said.
BMW May Bid For Esanda
Jun 29 15
Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft (DB:BMW) is among the potential bidders for Esanda Finance Corporation Limited which is a unit of Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ASX:ANZ), according to reports. Other companies interested in the sale are Macquarie Group Limited (ASX:MQG), Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT), The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) and TPG Capital, L.P.