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Thursday | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Japan restaurant operator Skylark to raise up to $1.1 bln in Tokyo IPO

Japan's Skylark Co Ltd will list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Oct. 9 in an initial public offering worth up to $1.1 billion, marking the restaurant operator's return to the market three years after it was taken private by Bain Capital.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Burger King and the Romney Perversion

The merger of Miami-based Burger King and Tim Horton's of Canada is adding fuel to the raging debate about the so-called " tax inversion ."

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Fast Food, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WebCPA

Tax Dodge Used by Bain Shifts U.S. Companies Abroad

There's more than one way for a U.S. company to avoid taxes by claiming a foreign address.

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Related Topix: Startups, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, Television, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

Bloomberg

Edcon Plans Brand Growth to Compete in South Africa

Edcon Holdings Ltd. is turning to international brands such as Topshop and Tom Tailor as South Africa 's biggest clothing retailer seeks to restore profit seven years after being bought in a leveraged buyout.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Compete, Startups,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

MediaPost

Toms Sells To Bain; Opens New York Store

Toms Shoes, the brand built on "One for One" giving, has gone corporate, inking a new partnership with Bain Capital.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bloomberg

Tax Dodge Used by Bain Escapes Scrutiny on Inversions

Consider the business founded in 1916 as General Plate Co., a maker of sensors and controls for everything from Fords and Frigidaires to the spaceship that first carried Americans to the moon.

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Related Topix: Startups, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NACD

Bain Capital's Investment in TOMS Shoes Reportedly Worth $625 Million

According to ValueWalk , Bain Capital has reportedly purchased a 50 percent stake in TOMS Shoes Inc., worth approximately $625 million including debt.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

Thu Aug 21, 2014

RV Business

Sensata Acquires Schrader In A $1 Billion Deal

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. announced Aug. 18 that its wholly owned indirect subsidiary Sensata Technologies B.V. has reached an agreement to acquire the Schrader International group of companies from Madison Dearborn Partners LLC for a total enterprise value of $1.0 billion.

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Related Topix: Sensata Technologies, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Startups, SPS Technologies, Madison Dearborn Partners, Financial Services, Investment Services

Business Journal

Is Toms selling out to Mitt Romney's old shop?

The UpTake: Bain Capital has agreed to buy a 50 percent stake in Tom's, the philanthropic Los Angeles shoe company founded in 2006.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

Daily Kos

Bain Capital Eats Rush Limbaugh

Mitt Romney and his partners at Bain Capital are stuffing their pockets once again.

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Related Topix: Rush Limbaugh, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Reuters

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

* Pfizer Inc isn't giving up on striking an overseas takeover to cut its tax rate and gain a new pipeline of drugs, even as the potential cost of acquiring AstraZeneca Plc rises, Bloomberg reported.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Startups, Banking, Bank of America, Financial Services, Baton Rouge, LA, Marijuana

Reuters

Exclusive: Bain Capital to invest in shoemaker TOMS - sources

Private equity firm Bain Capital LLC has agreed to acquire a 50 percent stake in TOMS Shoes Inc in a deal that values the company, which makes casual footwear known as alpargatas, at about $625 million including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Game Show, The Amazing Race, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

Business Journal

Campanelli idles in Norwood after losing Bain Capital's big fish

Big fish: Campanelli's deal with Bain Capital's planned pharmaceutical startup was expected to lock up several significant blocks of R&D and manufacturing space in Norwood.

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Related Topix: Startups

Reuters

Silver Lake, Bain vie for photobook maker Shutterfly-sources

Silver Lake Partners LP and Bain Capital LLC are among the buyout firms in the running to acquire Shutterfly Inc, an online photo-sharing services provider with a market value of $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Shutterfly, Startups

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

EU mergers and takeovers

Private equity firm Nordic Capital to acquire sole control of German medical devices wholesaler and medical products producer GHD Verwaltung -- Consortium consisting of AA©roports de Paris Management, Bouygues Batiment International, World Bank private sector arm the International Finance Corportation, European equity fund Marguerite Fund and ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Croatia, Direct Marketing, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

Sys-Con Media

Sensata Technologies Announces The Acquisition Of Schrader International

Schrader is the global leader in tire pressure monitoring sensors . The transaction provides TPMS and additional low pressure sensing capabilities that address large and fast growing sensing markets and adds to Sensata's industry-leading sensing position.

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Related Topix: Sensata Technologies, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Startups, SPS Technologies, Madison Dearborn Partners, Financial Services, Investment Services

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Reuters

EU mergers and takeovers

U.S. cable company Liberty Global and Discovery Communications Inc to acquire UK-based All3Media, producer of hit TV shows such as "Skins" -- Tokyo-based trading house Itochu Corp to acquire 49.9 percent stake in Japanese telemarketing firm Bellsystem24 Holdings from U.S. buyout firm Bain Capital -- Private equity firm Nordic Capital to acquire ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Direct Marketing, Startups, Automakers, Auto Dealers, MercedesBenz USA, Retail, Toyota Motor Sales USA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Reuters

Blackstone, KKR, TPG to settle deal collusion lawsuit - source

Blackstone Group LP, KKR & Co LP and TPG Capital LP have agreed to settle a U.S. lawsuit accusing them of conspiring not to outbid each other and other buyout firms on takeovers of companies, a person familiar with the matter said.

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Related Topix: Blackstone Group, Advertising, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Startups

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Sensata Technologies Completes Acquisition Of DeltaTech Controls

DeltaTech Controls is a global leader in customized electronic operator controls based on magnetic position sensing technology for the construction, agriculture and other industries.

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Related Topix: Sensata Technologies, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Startups, SPS Technologies

Business Journal

International Market Centers explores IPO

International Market Centers, owner of the Las Vegas Market and three major showrooms in High Point, is exploring an initial public offering with help from both Bain Capital as well as Oaktree Capital.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

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