June 23rd, 2011

Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman Announce Acquisition of Securitas Direct

LONDON, U.K. Global private equity firms Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman LLC (H&F) have today signed definitive documentation to acquire Securitas Direct (“the Company”), the market leading provider of monitored alarms to consumers and small businesses in Europe.  The…


April 4th, 2011

Activant Solutions Inc. Agrees to be Acquired by Apax Partners

LIVERMORE, Calif. Activant Solutions Inc., a leading technology provider of ERP and point-of-sale software serving mid-market retailers and distributors, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by funds advised by Apax Partners, one of…


January 26th, 2011

The Nielsen Company Announces Pricing of its Initial Public Offering and Concurrent Offering of Mandatory Convertible Subordinated Bonds

NEW YORK, N.Y. Nielsen Holdings N.V. (“The Nielsen Company”) announced today that it has priced its initial public offering of 71,428,572 shares of its common stock at $23.00 per share. The Nielsen Company’s shares of common stock are expected to…