Abraaj Capital said that it is in advanced talks to buy a multinational logistics company outside of the Gulf region, but did not identify the target.

ACON Investments has acquired Fairway Outdoor from Morris Communications Co., for an undisclosed amount. ACON will merge Fairway with Magic Media, an existing portfolio company that also focuses on the outdoor advertising space.

Advent International has completed its second tender offer for the outstanding shares of women’s clothing retailer Charlotte Russe Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: CHIC). The $17.50 per share purchases represent a total buyout value of approximately $380 million.

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to sell breweries in nine eastern European countries to CVC Capital Partners, for an initial price of $2.23 billion. The deal could ultimately be worth upwards of $3.03 billion, based on CVC’s return on investment.

Apollo Global Management has completed its tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock Midland, Texas-based Parallel Petroleum Corp. (Nasdaq: PLLL). The total deal is valued at approximately $438 million, or $3.15 per share, including the assumption or repayment of around $351 million in debt. Apollo’s equity commitment is $283.2 million.

Aquiline Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Conning & Co., a Hartford, Conn.-based provider of services and solutions to the insurance market, from Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd. No financial terms were disclosed. Conning has approximately $70 billion of general account assets under management and $100 billion of total assets under contract.

ArcLight Capital Partners has acquired the remaining 50 percent interest in black oil facility Houston Fuel Oil Terminal Company LLC from Motiva Enterprises. No financial terms were disclosed ArcLight acquired its initial 50 percent interest in HFOTCO in October 2007 from Chartco LLC.

Aurora Capital Group has completed its purchase of Porex from HLTH Corp. (Nasdaq: HLTH). The deal was valued at $142 million, including $74.5 million in cash payable at closing and $67.5 million in senior secured debt. Porex makes porous plastic products and components used in health care, industrial and consumer applications.

Avenue Capital is in the final stages of talks to buy a Chinese medical equipment company Landwind, which is backed by Citi Venture Capital International, in a deal worth more than $100 million. The exclusive talks between Avenue Capital and Citi Venture Capital came after Bain Capital and other private equity funds dropped their own bids for the company, according to Reuters.

Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) has agreed to sell First Republic private bank to a group of private equity investors, including Colony Capital and General Atlantic. No financial terms were disclosed. Current First Republic management would continue to run the business.

Berkshire Partners has made a private equity investment in Grocery Outlet Inc., a Berkeley, Calif.-based discount grocer with more than 135 stores in the western U.S. No financial terms were disclosed.

Builders FirstSource Inc. (Nasdaq: BLDR), a residential construction company, has agreed to a recapitalization that would include a $205 million common stock rights offering and debt exchange. The offering would be backstopped by existing shareholders JLL Partners and Warburg Pincus, which hold a combined 49.9 percent stake.

Bunker Hill Capital has developed an operating partnership with Donald W. Borden Jr. to assist in the identification and acquisition of companies in the water and wastewater industry.

Camber Corp., a Huntsville, Ala.-based provider of IT, engineering and training services to federal government agencies like the DoD, has acquired Veritas Analytics, a Sterling, Va.-based provider of intelligence analysis and risk assessment services for commercial enterprises and government. No financial terms were disclosed. Camber Corp. is a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital.

Candover, Cinven and Permira are working on a debt restructuring deal for Gala Coral, a joint portfolio company that operates bingo parlors in Britain. Reuters reports that the deal would result in the private equity firms sharing control of Gala Coral with junior lenders led by Intermediate Capital Group and Park Square.

Carlyle Group has agreed to sponsor a management buyout of Broadleaf Co., a Japanese maker of software for car maintenance facilities, from Olympus Corp. The deal is valued at approximately $212 million.

Carlyle Group has purchased a 16.5 percent stake in China Agritech, an organic fertilizer maker, for $15 million.

Carlyle Group has invested an additional $10 million into Supercircuits, a video surveillance provider it purchased control of in 2006. The new capital will be used to fully retire Supercircuits’ debt and develop new products.

Colony Capital and Colony Financial (NYSE: CLNY) have originated a $206 million maximum principal senior secured term loan facility to William Lyon Homes.

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice completed its deal $250 million equity investment in the NCI Building Systems. The CD&R-managed funds acquired newly issued preferred stock resulting in an ownership position in the Company of approximately 68.5 percent on an as-converted basis.

CVC Capital Partners has decided against making a formal bid for U.K. bus operator National Express, after originally making a $1.24 billion approach. National Express now expects to launch a minority fundraise, with the support of the Cosmen family, an existing shareholder and part of the CVC consortium.

Energy Future Holdings has extended the deadline on its massive debt exchange from Nov. 3 to Nov. 10, after getting just a fraction of its desired subscriptions. Bondholders offered to swap just $351 million of debt as Oct. 22, out of $12.15 billion that was eligible for exchange. Energy Future Holdings (f.k.a. TXU) was acquired by KKR and TPG in 2007, via a $32 billion leveraged buyout.

e-Rewards Inc., a Dallas-based provider of online market research panels, has agreed to acquire Research Now PLC, a U.K.-based online fieldwork and panel firm that is publicly traded on London’s AIM. The deal is valued at more than £85 million. TA Associates last year acquired a minority stake in e-Rewards, in exchange for a $60 million investment.

EverBank Financial Corp., a Jacksonville, Fla.-based financial services firm, has agreed to acquire Tygris Commercial Finance Group, a commercial finance and leasing company. The stock-for-stock transaction is expected to increase EverBank’s capital base by about $470 million. EverBankhas raised approximately $100 million in private equity funding from Sageview Capital. Tygris was formed in 2007 with more than $1.75 billion in equity commitments from Aquiline Capital Partners, New Mountain Capital, TPG, Diamond Castle Holdings and Hamilton Lane.

Falconhead Capital has formed GPSI Holdings LLC, a provider of cart-mounted GPS services to golf courses. The deal is being done via the acquisition and roll-up of three companies, including bankrupt GPS Industries Inc. Falconhead’s partner on the deal is pro golfer Greg Norman.

FleetPride, a Woodlands, Texas-based seller of aftermarket heavy duty vehicle parts, has purchased the assets of Angelo Fleet & Industrial Supply Inc. of San Angelo, Texas for an undisclosed price. FleetPride was purchased by Investcorp in 2006.

General Atlantic has agreed to invest $150 million into Quality Technology Services, a Suwanee, Ga.-based provider of data center facilities and managed services. Morgan Stanley advised Quality Technology on the deal.

GenNx360 Capital Partners has agreed to buy GVI Security Solutions Inc. (OTC BB: GVSS), a Carrolton, Texas-based provider of video security surveillance solutions. The deal is valued at approximately $11.6 million, or $0.38 per GVI share.

Glencoe Capital has acquired Novo 1, a Waukesha, Wis.-based provider of inbound and outbound customer interaction solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Glencoe did the deal out of its Michigan Opportunities Fund, and said that it would create more than 300 new jobs in the State of Michigan.

Global Infrastructure Partners has agreed to acquire London Gatwick Airport from BAA Airports Ltd., for approximately £1.46 billion.

Hanley Truck Line LLC, a provider of truckload transportation in the Pacific Northwest, has acquired the operating assets of Washington-based Puget Sound Truck Lines Inc. and Oregon-based Nickel Plate Express Inc. No pricing terms were disclosed for the acquisition, which was financed by Hanley Truck management and existing equity sponsor Evergreen Pacific Partners.

H.I.G. Capital has agreed to acquire Allion Healthcare Inc. (Nasdaq: ALLI) for $278 million, including the assumption or repayment of $79 million of indebtedness. The $6.60 per share sale price represents a 21.32 percent premium over its prior-day closing price. Allion provides pharmacy and disease management services focused on HIV/AIDS patients, plus specialized biopharma medications and services to chronically ill patients.

IMS Health Inc. is in talks with private equity firms about the sale of the company, Reuters reported. The prescription drug data provider received an initial round of bids last week and may make a decision as early as November on whether to sell the company. Private equity firm TPG submitted an offer, while Silver Lake and BC Partners submitted a joint bid, the report said.

Integrated A/V Systems LLC, a Houston-based portfolio company of Rock Hill Capital Group, has acquired a majority stake in Creative Presentations Inc., a New Orleans-based A/V integrator. No financial terms were disclosed.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is leading a $160 million investment into International Far Eastern Leasing Co Ltd., a Chinese financial leasing firm. State-owned Sinochem Group would retain a control position. Other members of the KKR consortium include GIC and China International Capital Corp.

Krokus Private Equity has acquired a 44 percent stake in Polmed, a Polish operator of outpatient clinics. No financial terms were disclosed.

Kronos, a portfolio company of Hellman & Friedman and JMI Equity, has acquired the assets of time and attendance software vendor Stromberg from Paychex Inc. (Nasdaq: PAYX). No pricing terms of the all-cash deal were disclosed.

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has made an unsolicited $80 million buyout offer for fast-casual restaurant operator Rubio’s Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: RUBO). The $8 per share bid represents around a 33 percent premium to Rubio’s closing price the day before the bid was made.

Madison Capital Partners has acquired the Filtran business unit of SPX Corp. (NYSE: SPW), for an undisclosed amount.

Maxxam Analytics, an independent analytical laboratory business backed by OMERS Private Equity, acquired Cantest Ltd., a British Columbia-based analytical laboratory business, for an undisclosed sum. OMERS Private Equity is the buyout arm of OMERS, a Canadian pension plans.

MEMC Electronic Materials Inc. (NYSE: WFR) has agreed to acquire SunEdison LLC, a Beltsville, Md.-based solar energy services provider. The deal is valued at $200 million, which would be paid 70 percent in cash and 30 percent in MEMC stock. SunEdison has raised over $140 million in private equity funding, plus more than $30 million in debt financing. Backers include Greylock Partners, HSH Nordbank AG, Applied Ventures, Black River Commodity Clean Energy Investment Fund, MissionPoint Capital Partners and Allco Renewable Energy Ltd.

MidOcean Partners has acquired The Allant Group, a New York-based provider of marketing optimization solutions for the Fortune 100. The deal is being done in partnership with Allant management.

Milestone Partners has agreed to purchase Mariner Finance LLC, the consumer finance arm of First Mariner Bancorp (Nasdaq: FMAR). The deal is valued at approximately $10.5 million, and is expected to close by Dec. 15.

One Equity Partners has agreed to acquire around a 66 percent stake in Austria-based Constantia Packaging BV from the Herbert-Turnauer Foundation.

Pacific Equity Partners has tentatively offered to buy Australian renewable energy company Energy Developments Corp. (AX: ENE) for A$415 million ($380 million).

PAG Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Corporate Technology Solutions LLC, a provider of low-voltage structured cabling installation services in Arizona. No financial terms were disclosed. CTS was advised by The March Group.

Southern Cross Group and Evercore Mexico Capital Partners have agreed to acquire Mexican homebuilder Servicios Corporativos Javer, for an undisclosed amount. The deal is expected to close next month, pending regulatory approvals.

Stagecoach (LSE: SGC) has made a £1.65 billion all-stock merger proposal to rival National Express (LSE: NEX). Prior to that move, a consortium that included CVC Capital Partners decided not to make a formal bid for National Express, after several months of due diligence.

Sun Capital Partners and Catterton Partners have acquired the assets of bankrupt stationary and calendar products supplier Lang Holdings, for approximately $25 million. Sun will hold a 60 percent stake. Lang had been majority-owned by Catterton, prior to filing for Chapter 11 protection in July.

Symphony Technology Group has completed its $390 million take-private buyout of MSC Software Corp., a provider of simulation software and services. Elliott Management Corp. also participated on the buyside. MSC stockholders received $8.40 per share.

TEAK Midstream LLC, a Dallas, Texas-based midstream energy startup, has raised $100 million in private equity funding from Natural Gas Partners. TEAK was launched by Crosstex Energy co-founders Chris Aulds and James Wales.

Thompson Street Capital Partners, a buyout firm based in St. Louis, Mo., has invested an undisclosed sum in Logan’s Linens, a Shelbyville, Ky.-based hospital linen and uniform rental business. Falls River Group advised the seller; Dresner Partners assisted the firm on the transaction.

TPG has bailed out of the auction for Greek mobile operator Wind Hellas, which is trying to secure a new cash investment as part of a debt restructuring arrangement. The remaining bidders are current owner Weather Investments and a group of subordinated bondholders led by Aladdin Capital.

US Liner Co., a Cranberry Township, Penn.-based maker of thermoplastic composite solutions, has received a minority equity investment from Sverica International. No financial terms were disclosed.

Vertex Capital Management has acquired skin care products maker Cosmedicine. No financial terms were disclosed. Cosmedicine will change its name to Costru Company LLC.

Vicente Capital Partners has made an equity investment in U.S. Dermatology Medical Management Inc., an Irvine, Calif.-based provider of healthcare services for skin cancer treatment and other medical dermatological conditions. No financial terms were disclosed.

Webster Financial Corp. (NYSE: WBS) has completed its sale of $115 million worth of newly-issued common stock to Warburg Pincus.

XOJet Inc., a private aviation company sponsored by TPG, has secured $470 million in new funding. This includes $100 million in equity and a $370 million debt facility. TPG and Abu Dhabi-based Aabar co-led the deal. Last year, XOJet secured $2.5 billion in new financing to expand its fleet and better compete with rival NetJets (including approx. $85 million in new equity).