Avolon Aerospace Leasing Ltd., the private-equity backed aircraft financing company, has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Morgan Stanley to explore a possible initial public offering or sale, according to people familiar with its plans.
Apollo Global Management LLC, which acquired Chuck E. Cheese last month, is weighing a bid for another chain that mixes food and entertainment, Dave & Buster’s Inc., two people with knowledge of the matter said.
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.
Oak Hill Capital Partners, the private-equity firm backed by Texas financier Robert M. Bass, will reap more than a 240 percent gain selling Local TV Holdings LLC to Tribune Co. for $2.73 billion, a person familiar with the matter said.
Dave & Buster’s Inc. , the closely held operator of restaurant-entertainment complexes, is planning to sell debt as investors accelerate withdrawals from mutual funds specializing in high-yield, high-risk bonds.