Tumi Holdings Inc., the premium travel-bag company, is seeking as much as $319.3 million in a U.S. initial public offering, allowing private-equity owner Doughty Hanson & Co. to begin recouping its investment.
Vue Entertainment Ltd., the U.K. cinema operator bought by Doughty Hanson & Co. last year, is in negotiations to purchase a European chain in a deal valued as much as 500 million pounds ($802 million), according to a person with direct knowledge of the talks.
Facebook Inc.’s deal to acquire Instagram, the mobile photo-sharing application, for about $1 billion in cash and stock, was done in a mere 54 hours said Facebook’s lead partner on the deal, Greg Roussel of Fenwick & West LLP.
J.C. Flowers & Co. and three other bidders for Ireland’s EBS Building Society may buy and merge several lenders to create a new competitor to the country’s biggest banks, two people familiar with the situation said.
Hellermann Tyton has been put up for sale for 700 million pounds ($1.13 billion) by its private- equity owner Doughty Hanson & Co., the Mail on Sunday reported, without saying where it obtained the information.