Dell Inc. Chief Executive Officer Michael Dell and other company directors were sued by an investor over claims the computer maker’s board is shortchanging shareholders in a $24.4 billion management-led buyout.
MacDermid Group Inc., owned by Court Square Capital Partners LP, is considering the sale of a U.K. unit supplying coatings used on Fiat SpA and Alfa Romeo dashboard buttons, said people familiar with the transaction.
In 2003, Luis Amaral bought Eurocash SA, a Warsaw-based grocery business, for 120 million Polish zlotys ($30 million). The operation was losing money. Competitors were taking market share. Its owner, Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA, the Lisbon-based retail operation controlled by billionaire Alexandre Soares Dos Santos, wanted nothing to do with it.
Reed Elsevier Plc sold its Australian media business to private-equity firm Catalyst Investment Managers Pty as the owner of the LexisNexis database seeks to reduce its dependence on advertising revenue.