Anadolu Endustri Holding AS is considering buying a stake in a combination of Tesco Plc’s Turkish operations and Migros stores as the company looks to expand beyond beverages, said people familiar with the matter.
Wind Point Partners LP is near an agreement to sell snack maker Hearthside Food Solutions LLC to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s private-equity arm and Vestar Capital Partners Inc. for about $1.1 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Hearthside Food Solutions LLC, which makes snacks sold under other companies’ brand names, may fetch offers of about $1 billion in a sale with final bids due this week, said people with knowledge of the matter.
BC Partners, a London-based private- equity firm, is seeking $400 million in loans to fund its buyout of financial news and data provider Mergermarket Group from Pearson Plc, according to a person with knowledge of the transaction.
Tesco Plc’s Turkish unit Tesco Kipa said its parent company started negotiations over the future of the business amid speculation that the parent company may seek a combination with another local operator.
BC Partners Ltd., a private-equity firm, is close to an agreement to buy German academic publisher Springer Science & Business Media GmbH from EQT Partners AB just days after talks broke down over price, people with knowledge of the negotiations said.
BC Partners Ltd. hired JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank of America Corp. to review options such as a sale of its stake in Turkish retailer Migros Ticaret AS, said two people with knowledge of the matter. The stock jumped.