By Dan Primack
December 6, 2011

The Carlyle Group and Hellman & Friedman have completed their previously announced $3.9 billion acquisition of Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc., which has delisted from the Nasdaq. PPDI is a Wilmington, N.C.-based global contract research organization for the life sciences market. www.carlyle.com

Bayside Capital, an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, has completed its previously-announced acquisition ofAlexander Gallo Holdings, an Atlanta-based court reporting and litigation solutions, out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. part of the deal, Bayside provided Alexander Gallo with $20 million in new financing.www.higcapital.com

The Halifax Group has invested an undisclosed amount of equity in K2 Industrial Services Inc., a Hammond, Ind.–based provider of outsourced industrial maintenance services to refineries, petro-chemical and power generation facilities, and steel and paper plants. www.k2industrial.com

JWI Capital has acquired a control position in Weaver Express Blower Services LLC, a Sugarcreek, Ohio-based maker and installer of compost-based filter socks for erosion and sediment control applications. No financial terms were disclosed. Aldine Capital Partners provided mezzanine debt and an equity co-investment. www.jwicapital.com

Lexington Home Brands, a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, has acquired Sligh Furniture Co., a maker of home office and entertainment furniture. No financial terms were disclosed. www.suncappart.com

TPG Capital did not make the second round of bidding for British supermarket chain Iceland Foods, according to Reuters. Those making it through included Bain Capital, BC Partners and grocery chains Asda and Wm Morrison. The deal could be valued at more than $2.3 billion.

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