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BC Partners to acquire Mergermarket from Pearson Plc

29 Nov 2013

London, 29th November 2013 – Funds advised by BC Partners (“BC Partners”), an international private equity firm, have reached an agreement to acquire the leading financial information company The Mergermarket Group (“Mergermarket” or “the Company”) from Pearson Plc.

Office Depot and Office Max Complete Merger

06 Nov 2013

Office Depot, Inc. and OfficeMax Incorporated today announced the completion of their merger of equals, creating a stronger, more competitive and more efficient global provider of office products, services and solutions. The combined company will use the name Office Depot, Inc. and will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ODP.

Foxtons lists on the London Stock Exchange

23 Sep 2013

Foxtons Group plc (“Foxtons” or “the Company”), a leading London estate agency, priced its Initial Public Offering on the London Stock Exchange on 20 September 2013, with conditional trading commencing at the top of the expected pricing range at 230 pence per share

BC Partners to acquire Springer Science+Business Media

19 Jun 2013

Funds advised by BC Partners (“BC Partners”), the European private equity firm, together with management have agreed to acquire the leading global STM publisher Springer Science + Business Media (“Springer” or the “Company”), from EQT Partners and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (“GICIC”) for approximately EUR 3.3 billion including performance components.

Office Depot And OfficeMax Stockholders Approve Merger Of Equals to Create $18 Billion Global Office Solutions Company

10 Jun 2013

Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) announced on the 10 June 2013 the results of their retrospective special meetings of shareholders. OfficeMax stockholders voted to approve the merger and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Office Depot. Office Depot stockholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Office Depot common stock to OfficeMax stockholders pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger.

BC Partners to acquire Allflex from Electra Partners

03 May 2013

Funds advised by BC Partners (“BC Partners”), a leading European private equity firm, today reached an agreement to acquire Allflex Holdings (“Allflex” or “the Company”), the global leader in animal identification, from Electra Partners for $1.3 billion. The transaction is subject to consultation with the relevant works council in France and certain regulatory approvals.

Intelsat lists on the New York Stock Exchange

18 Apr 2013

Intelsat S.A., which operates the world’s largest satellite services business, announced its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange on 18 April 2013. The company’s stock trades under the ticker “I"

OfficeMax and Office Depot Announce Merger of Equals to Create $18 Billion Global Office Solutions Company

20 Feb 2013

OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) announced on 20 February 2013 the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which the companies would combine in an all-stock merger of equals transaction.