KKR to take Envision private for $5.57 billion in healthcare push

KKR to take Envision private for $5.57 billion in healthcare push

KKR said on Monday it will take U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare private in a deal valued at $5.57 billion, its latest acquisition in the healthcare sector. The private equity firm saw off competition from peers Carlyle Group, TPG Global and others as it sealed the deal for $46 per share – a premium of 5.4 percent to Envision’s last close on Friday. Envision’s shares were up 2.4 percent at $44.7 in premarket trading….

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KKR to buy enterprise software firm BMC

KKR to buy enterprise software firm BMC

Investment firm KKR confirmed on Tuesday it would buy BMC Software from owners including Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital, adding to a series of bets it has made on companies which provide software and IT systems for corporations. Houston-based BMC, which provides software that helps companies organize their tech support functions, was taken private for $6.9 billion in 2013 by a group led by Bain and Golden Gate, after pressure from activist hedge fund…

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