Market At A Glance

Leonard Green & Partners LP also closed Green Equity Investors VI LP with $6.25 billion, which is above the $5 billion target. Capital International Inc. completed Capital International Private Equity Fund VI LP, surpassing its $2.5 billion target. The fund ended with $3 billion in capital.  The year-to-date fund total stands at $63.8 billion.

Deal Flow

Thomson Reuters, the publisher of Buyouts, tracked 29 deals with U.S.-based financial sponsor involvement between May 3 and 16. The seven with reported financial details combined for about $2.3 billion. These and other deals added to the list brought year-to-date deal volume to $20.6 billion.

The latest tally includes Advent International Corp. and GS Capital Partners LP’s $3.2 billion purchase of TransUnion Corp.  The acquisition of the credit reporting agency closed in late April through the two firms’ special purpose vehicle, Spartan Acquisition Sub Inc.