Category: Carlyle Group

  • Carlyle baulks at Vectura auction, but urges shareholders to back its bid

    Private equity group Carlyle has said it won’t raise its offer for respiratory drug specialist Vectura to match a 165p per share offer from tobacco giant Philip Morris International (PMI). The investment firm said its 155p offer was “full and fair” and would not be raised, meaning that it would not enter into a head-to-head […]

  • Bidding war breaks out for respiratory specialist Vectura

    A flurry of new offers by Philip Morris International (PMI) and private equity firm Carlyle has hiked the value of respiratory medicines company Vectura to £1 more than a billion ($1.4 billion), with the tobacco giant leading the bidding at the latest count. Carlyle first broke ground with a 136 pence per share offer that […]

  • How Home Health Care Helped Shape the $34B Medline Megadeal

    A group of private equity firms have reached an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Medline Industries Inc., a major player in the medical-supply space that works across the continuum of care. Announced Saturday, the deal reportedly places a $34 billion enterprise value on the Northfield, Illinois-based Medline. While the megadeal likely won’t directly […]