ABRY Partners is in talks to acquire Grande Communications Inc., a San Marcos, Texas-based telecom provider, according to VentureWire. The report does not include a likely acquisition price, except to say that ABRY is trying to secure more than $125 million in debt financing through SunTrust Bank. Grande has raised over $340 million in VC funding since 2000.

EQT Infrastructure and FortiStar have agreed to acquire MCV, a Midland, Mich.-based gas-fired cogeneration plant, from GSO Capital Partners, Rockland Capital Energy and The Dow Chemical Company. No pricing terms for the leveraged acquisition were disclosed.