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CVC, Carlyle Said to Await Morrison Property Study Result

Buyout firms CVC Capital Partners Ltd. and Carlyle Group LP are awaiting the outcome of Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc’s property review next week as they evaluate a bid for the U.K. grocer, said people familiar with the matter.

The value of the real estate has been emphasized by the buyout firms meeting with banks to discuss financing for a potential buyout, said two people, who asked not to be identified because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly.