• Buyout firm Catterton acquires Bali-inspired jeweller John Hardy

July 31, 2014 - PARIS, July 31 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Catterton Partners has acquired Bali-inspired jeweller John Hardy for an undisclosed sum, closing a transaction that took months to negotiate.


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• BRIEF-SSE buys Energy Solutions from Bridgepoint Development Capital

July 31, 2014 - * Acquisition of the Energy Solutions Group from Bridgepoint Development Capital


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• BRIEF-3i Group says to sell stake in jewellery brand John Hardy

July 31, 2014 - * Has agreed to sell its stake in John Hardy in conjunction with Catterton's acquisition of the brand


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• RLPC-Vivarte agrees financial restructuring with lenders

July 31, 2014 - LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - French retailer Vivarte received unanimous lender consent on a restructuring that will see lenders take the business after agreeing to wipe out 2 billion euros (2.68...


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• Auriga says is in talks with parties on potential sale

July 31, 2014 - COPENHAGEN, July 31 (Reuters) - Auriga Industries said on Thursday it was in talks with several parties on a sale transaction following reports of bankers working on debt financing for the sale of...


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• Hellman & Friedman starts preparations for Scout24 IPO - sources

July 31, 2014 - FRANKFURT, July 31 (Reuters) - Buyout group Hellman & Friedman has started preparations for a potential stock market listing of Scout24 just months after buying the German classified advertising...


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• 3i exploring sale of lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur - FT

July 31, 2014 - July 31 (Reuters) - London-based private equity firm 3i Group Plc is exploring the sale of British luxury lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur, the Financial Times reported on Thursday citing a...


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• UPDATE 1-Hellman & Friedman starts preparations for Scout24 IPO - sources

July 31, 2014 - * Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse expected to organise IPO - sources


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• BRIEF-Murphy Oil says UK refinery sale to close by Oct. 31

July 31, 2014 - * Murco Petroleum Ltd, has signed an agreement to sell its Milford Haven refinery and terminal assets to Klesch Refinery


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• Braving weak French economy, investors pile into its property

July 31, 2014 - * H1 commercial property investment tops 10 bln euros- CBRE


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