Permira Advisers

Type: Company
Name: Permira Advisers (Permira)
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Permira
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 37 mins ago - 16 reports

Platform to Buy Agrochemicals Maker Arysta for $3.51 Billion

Platform Specialty Products Corp., the chemicals company backed by hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, agreed to acquire agricultural-chemicals maker Arysta LifeScience Ltd. for $3.51 billion in its largest purchase.Arysta, which makes insecticides, fungicides ... [Published AgWeb.com - 37 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Skadden Continues M&A Hot Streak With Two Big Deals

PhotoSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom started off the week by landing roles on two big deals totaling $6.9 billion, including representing longtime client Permira Advisers on its $3.5 billion sale of Arysta LifeScience Ltd. to Platform Specialty Products ... [Published American Lawyer.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Vista Hires Kirkland’s David Breach

Vista Equity Partners, which just raised a  $5.8 billion fund , has hired Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s David Breach, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Breach will join in the newly-created role of chief administrative officer and report to ... [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - 18 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

John Spiers: 'Now is the greatest opportunity I've seen in wealth management'

‘I think now is the greatest opportunity I’ve ever seen in wealth management,’ said John Spiers, explaining his return to the market with new venture EQ Investors Group.The Bestinvest founder acquired the financial planning arm of Truestone and relaunched ... [Published Citywire - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Iglo whitefish buyer Runne on way out

, 9:45 amVeteran fish buyer Klaus Runne is leaving Iglo Foods Group, after 24 years with the branded frozen food producer.Runne, well known in the pollock sector and more recently tasked with buying hake, decided to leave the company as he was unwilling ... [Published Undercurrent News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 3 reports

Fresenius, buyout groups eye Danone Medical Nutrition unit, say sources-Reuters

(Reuters) – German healthcare group Fresenius (FREG.DE) as well as buyout groups PAI and Permira are exploring an acquisition of the medical nutrition business of Danone (DANO.PA) after efforts of U.S. drugmaker Hospira (HSP.N) to buy the unit ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

10 Oct 2014 Permira Investor Relations Team Update

Permira, the international private equity firm, today is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Davison as new Head of Investor Relations. He will replace Philip Bassett who will leave at the end of the year after a long and successful career at ... [Published Permira - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

VTB Capital closes in on Roberto Cavalli

NewsVTB is in advanced discussion to buy as much as 70 per cent of the fashion group.9 October 2014 by Nicholas Neveling . Permalink .VTB Capital, the investment arm of the Russian bank VTB, is in talks to to acquire a majority stake in Italian fashion ... [Published Real Deals Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Permira’s Arysta LifeScience in Takeover Talks With Platform Specialty Products

Permira Hires Banks to Lead Arysta LifeScience IPO18 Jun 2014 ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

Platform Specialty Products in talks to acquire agrochemical firm Arysta

Speciality chemical products maker Platform Specialty Products is in advanced stages of negotiations to Arysta LifeScience from private equity firm Permira Advisers for approximately $3.5bn.Sources familiar with the matter were reported by The Wall Street ... [Published Chemicals Technology - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

Platform Specialty Products in Talks to Take Over Arysta LifeScience

Platform Specialty Products Corp., an acquisitive chemicals company part-owned by investor William Ackman, is in advanced talks to buy Arysta LifeScience Ltd., the latest in a string of deals sweeping the industry.Arysta, which is owned by European private ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

FremantleMedia not to acquire All3Media

Discovery Communications, Inc. and Liberty Global, Inc. have acquired All3Media Limited, a UK-based producer of television (TV), film and digital content, from the founders of All3Media and Permira Advisers LLP. Discovery and Liberty Global are based ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 24 2014]

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John Spiers: "Now is the greatest opportunity I've seen in wealth management"
...opportunistic on the acquisition front and will look to strategically expand our portfolio across other attractive, niche verticals," Franklin said. "The management teams we have assembled through our acquisitions provide us with some of the best talent in the industry, and I am confident that by working together, each of our businesses will thrive and create increasing value for our shareholders."
Martin E Franklin , Platform's Founder and Chairman, said, "This is a watershed event for Platform. Over the past twelve months we have demonstrated significant progress and exercised tremendous discipline as we executed against our build-up strategy. Through the acquisitions of Arysta, CAS, and Agriphar we have established a leading position within an attractive asset-lite, high-touch specialty chemicals vertical. As we work to accelerate the organic growth within these businesses, we remain opportunistic on the acquisition front and will look to strategically expand our portfolio across other attractive, niche verticals. The management teams we have assembled through our acquisitions provide us with some of the best talent in the industry, and I am confident that by working together, each of our businesses will thrive and create increasing value for our shareholders."
"No decision has been made on what the priorities are in the group's external growth programme at that board meeting nor in previous ones and there is no strategic review under way" Sacchi said

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Platform to Buy Agrochemicals Maker Arysta for ... [Published AgWeb.com - 37 mins ago]
Chemical Producer Platform to Buy Arysta LifeSc... [Published CHEManager - 1 hour ago]
Premira’s to sell Arysta for $3.5bn rather than... [Published AltAssets.net - 2 hours ago]
Ackman-backed group in $3.5bn crop spray deal [Published City A.M. - 11 hours ago]
Platform Specialty to Acquire Permira-Backed Ar... [Published Skadden - 12 hours ago]
Skadden Continues M&A Hot Streak With Two Big D... [Published American Lawyer.com - 13 hours ago]
Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions [Published Mail Online UK - 15 hours ago]
Vista Hires Kirkland’s David Breach [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - 18 hours ago]
Permira to Sell Arysta LifeScience to Platform ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - 20 hours ago]
Spate of deals helps Bishop Fleming’s tax and c... [Published Bath Business News - 20 hours ago]
Platform Specialty Products To Buy Arysta For $... [Published Bidness Etc - 21 hours ago]
John Spiers: 'Now is the greatest opportunity I... [Published Citywire - 22 hours ago]
Permira Books $3.5 Billion Exit From Ireland-ba... [Published The Street Latest - 22 hours ago]
SVG Capital to get £156m from Arysta sale [Published MoneyAM - 22 hours ago]
Realisation of Arysta LifeScience [Published MoneyAM - 22 hours ago]
20 Oct 2014 Platform Specialty Signs Agreement ... [Published Permira - 22 hours ago]
Ackman’s Platform Specialty In $3.5B Deal With ... [Published Value Walk - 23 hours ago]
Platform Specialty to buy Arysta to boost agric... [Published Mail Online UK - 23 hours ago]
Permira inks $3.51 bln sale of Arysta LifeScience [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 20 2014]
Chemical company Platform to buy Arysta LifeSci... [Published CNBC - Oct 20 2014]
Platform Specialty Products : Signs Definitive ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 20 2014]
Iglo whitefish buyer Runne on way out [Published Undercurrent News - Oct 20 2014]
Danone says board hadn't discussed Mead Johnson... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 19 2014]
Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions [Published Reuters - Oct 17 2014]
Exclusive: Fresenius, buyout groups eye Danone ... [Published FirstWord Pharma - Oct 17 2014]
Fresenius, buyout groups eye Danone Medical Nut... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 17 2014]
Danone decides on Mead Johnson as takeover targ... [Published Sharenet - Oct 17 2014]
Exclusive: Danone decides on Mead Johnson as ta... [Published Yahoo! News South Africa - Oct 17 2014]
Fresenius, buyout groups eye Danone Medical Nut... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 17 2014]
Fresenius, buyout groups eye Danone Medical Nut... [Published Reuters UK - Oct 17 2014]
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Vista Hires Kirkland’s David Breach [Published WSJ.com: Private Equity Beat - 18 hours ago]
Vista Equity Partners, which just raised a  $5.8 billion fund , has hired Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s David Breach, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Breach will join in the newly-created role of chief administrative officer and report to ...
Permira inks $3.51 bln sale of Arysta LifeScience [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 20 2014]
Platform Specialty Products Corp. said Monday it has agreed to buy Arysta LifeScience for about $3.51 billion. Arysta, a crop protection and life science companies, is backed by Permira . Permira is expected to receive about $2.91 billion in cash ...
Fresenius, buyout groups eye Danone Medical Nut... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 17 2014]
(Reuters) – German healthcare group Fresenius (FREG.DE) as well as buyout groups PAI and Permira are exploring an acquisition of the medical nutrition business of Danone (DANO.PA) after efforts of U.S. drugmaker Hospira (HSP.N) to buy the unit ...
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Russia’s VTB Capital closes in on Roberto Caval... [Published PE Hub Blog - Oct 08 2014]
VTB Capital , the investment arm of sanctioned Russian lender VTB Bank (VTBR.MM), has made a cash payment to secure a deal to buy most of Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli before the end of November, two sources familiar with the situation said. ...
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