Large Buyout for Springer Science in the Works?


December 2, 2012

The rumor has it that there is a USD 3.5 billion sale of Springer Science in the works, which is attracting bids from big name buyout firms such as KKR, Carlyle, and Providence, as well as strategic buyers, according to Bloomberg. The size of the transaction makes this secondary deal (EQT Partners is one of the sellers), our pick for deal of the week. The article says that an IPO is also being mulled.

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