August 29th, 2012

Goodman Acquired by Daikin, a Global HVAC Leader, for $3.7 Billion

HOUSTON, Tex. Daikin Industries, Ltd, a global leader in commercial and industrial air conditioning, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Goodman Global Group, Inc. from affiliates of Hellman & Friedman LLC for $3.7 billion. This…


August 15th, 2012

The Carlyle Group and Getty Images Management to Acquire Getty Images from Hellman & Friedman for $3.3 Billion

WASHINGTON, D.C. and SEATTLE, Wash. Digital Marketplace for Commercial Visual Content Poised for Continued Growth Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Getty Images management announced today they have formed a partnership to acquire Getty Images, Inc.,…


July 3rd, 2012

Wood Mackenzie Acquired by Hellman & Friedman

EDINBURGH, Scotland and LONDON, U.K. Wood Mackenzie has today announced that a recapitalisation transaction has been signed with Hellman & Friedman (H&F), a leading, global private equity firm, for a majority stake in Wood Mackenzie. The deal places an enterprise…


May 2nd, 2012

GeoVera Announces Agreement to be Acquired by Flexpoint Ford

FAIRFIELD, Calif. GeoVera Insurance Group Holdings, Ltd. (“GeoVera”), a leading provider of specialty residential property insurance, today announced a definitive agreement to be acquired by affiliates of Flexpoint Ford, LLC, a private equity firm focused on the financial services and…


April 24th, 2012

AlixPartners Announces Majority Investment from CVC Capital Partners to Further Growth and Client-Service Strategy Worldwide

NEW YORK, N.Y.AlixPartners Employees to Continue to Share in Company Ownership AlixPartners, LLP, the global business advisory firm, and CVC Capital Partners (“CVC”) today announced they have agreed to a recapitalization by which funds affiliated with CVC will purchase majority…


March 26th, 2012

Ellucian™: New Company Name Announced for Datatel and SunGard Higher Education Combination

FAIRFAX, Va. The recent combination of two education technology leaders, Datatel and SunGard Higher Education, has a new name: Ellucian™. “Ellucian is much more than two companies coming together; it embodies our focus on helping education institutions thrive in an…


January 23rd, 2012

Datatel and SunGard Higher Education Close Transactions to Combine their Businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., FAIRFAX, Va., and WAYNE, Pa. New Company to Help Institutions Succeed in Changing Education Environment Hellman & Friedman, Datatel+SGHE, and SunGard Data Systems today announced that the transactions to combine the businesses of Datatel and SunGard Higher…