By Dan Primack
April 2, 2012

Advent International has agreed to invest $105 million into Indian hospital chain CARE Hospital. The deal includes both new equity and the purchase of shares from existing investors.

Brazos Private Equity Partners has merged and recapitalized portfolio companies Ennis Paint Inc. andFlint Trading, into a single provider of pavement marking materials with an enterprise value of approximately $575 million. The recap was financed via a new $405 million credit facility arranged by Credit Suisse.

Calera Capital has sponsored a recapitalization of Hicksville, N.Y.-based mattress retailer Sleepy’s LLC. No financial terms were disclosed.

Digital Fortress Inc. has been formed as a Seattle-based operator of data center collocation facilities, via the acquisitions of digital.forest Inc. and Fortress Collocation Services. No financial terms were disclosed. Digital Fortress is sponsored by private equity firms Halyard Capital, Meritage Funds and Sweetwater Capital.

EQT Partners has agreed to acquire Sweden-based pest control company Anticimex from Ratos AB, for approximately $437 million.

iSigma Capital has acquired Japanese coin parking lot operator Shinsouki from The Riverside Companyfor an undisclosed amount.

J.C. Flowers & Co. has completed its previously-announced acquisition of insurance company Fidea from Belgian financial group KBC for €243.6 million.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. has agreed to acquire certain Barnett Shale and Arkoma Basin properties for $306 million from WPX Energy (NYSE: WPX).

Liz Clairborne (NYSE: LIZ) recently held discussions about being taken private for $20 per share, but has decided not to move forward with a deal, according to the WSJ. Suitors included KKR, Permira and Warburg Pincus.

Power Line Services, a portfolio company of Energy Capital Partners, has acquired Snelson Companies Inc. and IPS Engineering LLC from GFI Energy Group. No financial terms were disclosed. Snelson is a Sedro-Woolley, Wash.-based provider of maintenance services for pipelines and related facilities and infrastructure in the oil and gas industry. IPS is a Tulsa-based engineering company focused on both liquid and gas energy sources.

Salient Federal Solutions Inc., a  federal IT and engineering services company backed by The Frontenac Co., has completed its previously-announced acquisition of ATS Corp., a provider of IT solutions to government and commercial organizations. The deal was valued at approximately $70 million, with ATS delisting from the Nasdaq.

Sterling Partners has acquired a majority stake in Desert Industrial X-Ray Inc., an Odessa, Texas-based non-destructive testing company. No financial terms were disclosed.

ValueAct Capital said that it will not bid on British financial software company Misys (LSE: SETS), after having explored the deal in partnership with CVC Capital Partners. Misys already has accepted a £1.3 billion buyout offer from Vista Equity

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