Bane And Carlyle Team Up In Rare Private Equity Deal

by businessinsider.com posted 1year ago 83 views
Bain Capital and The Carlyle Group have teamed up to buy German light bulb maker Osram Licht for $3.8 billion in a rare instance of private equity giants co-investing together. In the first half of 2019 there were 107 deals with more than one private equity investor, down 57% from the same period last year. One of the risks of private equity firms working together on a deal is that if a company's performance dips, deliberations about how to get business back on track can be frustrating and protracted.

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