Private Exits

Advent International has completed its sale of Bolix, a Polish provider of exterior insulation finish systems to the B2B market, to Berger Paints India Ltd. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

Blackstreet Capital Partners has sold Houston Harvest Inc. and Gift Products Inc. to Signature Brands, a subsidiary of Switzerland-based Hero AG. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. HHI/GPI is a Franklin Park, Ill.-based supplier of seasonal food gifts to big-box retailers like Wal-Mart.

Carlyle/Riverstone Global Energy & Power Fund has sold its interest in International Logging Inc. to Weatherford International Ltd. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. Lehman Brothers advised International Logging on the deal.

Change Capital has sold Violine, a holding company for luxury fashion house Jil Sander, to Japan’s Onward Holdings Co. for €167 million.

CME Group Inc. received approval for its $7.6 billion acquisition of Nymex Holdings Inc. The deal will represent an exit for General Atlantic, which bought a 10 percent stake in Nymex two years ago for $160 million. Nymex went public soon after, but General Atlantic still held a 6.7 percent stake through the end of March 2008.

CVC Capital and Standard Chartered are seeking buyers for Singapore-based metal stamping company Amtek Engineering, which they acquired last May for approximately $390 million.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. has acquired a minority stake in Big Red Ltd., a Waco, Texas-based maker of carbonated soft drinks. The seller was Citicorp Venture Capital, which acquired Big Red last summer for an undisclosed amount.

EQT Partners has sold its remaining 16.72 percent stake in Swedish paper maker Duni AB (ST: DUNI) for an undisclosed sum, to undisclosed institutional investors.

Equity Bank, a listed Kenyan bank, has bought Uganda Microfinance Ltd. from shareholders like Aureos Capital’s East Africa Fund and Norfund. The total deal is valued at approximately $25.5 million in Equity Bank stock.

Genesis Park, a Houston-based private equity firm, has sold mobile workforce management software maker SAT Corp. to the Wonderware division of Inventys for $52 million. Pharus Advisors advised SAT on the deal.

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) has completed its acquisition of credit derivatives broker Creditex Group Inc., from shareholders like TA Associates. The sale price was $513 million, consisting of $461 million in ICE common stock and $52 million in cash. This value is significantly lower than the original announced consideration of $625 million. TA Associates invested $57 million into Creditex in July 2005, in exchange for a minority position. It also is a former investor in ICE.

Permira has agreed to sell Jet Aviation to General Dynamics Corp. for approximately $2.25 billion in cash. Jet Aviation is a Zurich-based provider of business aviation services, and was acquired by Permira in August 2005.

Temasek has set a Wednesday deadline for second-round bids in its sale of Senoko Power, Singapore’s largest power generation company. The deal is expected to be worth upwards of $3 billion.

United Online Inc. has completed its acquisition of floral delivery company FTD for approximately $754 million in cash and stock. The deal was worth closer to $800 million when originally announced in May. Sellers included minority stakeholder Leonard Green & Partners, which sponsored a $422 million take-private buyout of FTD in February 2004.

Watermill Ventures has sold PFI LLC to DXP Enterprises (Nasdaq: DPXE) for approximately $65 million. PFI makes fasteners and fastening tools under the name Vertex.