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  1. Exclusive: Ascend Learning exploring possible sale: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Reuters

    Ascend Learning LLC, a U.S. maker of educational software used in sectors such as healthcare, is exploring a sale that it hopes will value the company at more than $2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. The deal would come as buyout firms continue to invest in the educational software sector at time when companies and schools are using more digital tools to enhance learning and reduce some of their operational costs.

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  2. Exclusive: Advent in the lead to buy inVentiv for close to $4 billion - sourcesRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2016 | Reuters

    Private equity firm Advent International is in advanced talks to acquire inVentiv Group Holdings in a deal that could value the U.S. pharmaceutical research firm at close to $4 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The deal would underscore the private equity sector's insatiable appetite for contract research organizations such as inVentiv, which have benefited in recent years from pharmaceutical companies' drive to cut costs, reduce clinical trial times and expand their research and development presence around the world.

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  3. Exclusive: Advent, CVC bid for inVentiv ahead of IPO: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | Reuters

    Buyout firms Advent International and CVC Capital Partners have made offers to acquire inVentiv Group Holdings, a pharmaceutical research firm seeking to go public at a valuation of over $4 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said. The bids illustrate the private equity sector's insatiable appetite for contract research organizations such as inVentiv, which have benefited in recent years from the pharmaceutical companies' drive to cut costs, reduce clinical trial times and expand their research and development presence around the world.

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