Carlyle leads $700m acquisition of Dealogic

dealogicDealogic has become the latest financial information group to fall into private equity hands, after Carlyle led a $700m acquisition for the US-based researcher from its management and founders. The buyout house, which will fund the purchase price with $335m of debt, will own more than 50 per cent of the shares in the company, according to statements released on Wednesday.

Reported last week, as part of the deal Euromoney Institutional Investor will also acquire a 15.5 per cent stake for $59.2m.

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