By Dan Primack
April 20, 2012

CVC Capital Partners is nearing a deal to acquire turnaround consultancy AlixPartners from Hellman & Friedman for more than $1 billion, according to the NY Times. An announcement could come as early as Monday.

Bain Capital, CVC Capital Partners and KKR are among those bidding for German kitchenware maker WFM, according to Bloomberg. Swiss private equity firm Capvis Equity Partners currently holds a 52% stake in WFM.

Bushnell Outdoor Products, a portfolio company of MidOcean Partners, has agreed to acquire Primos Hunting, a Flora, Miss.-based provider of hunting gear like blinds, scent eliminators, game scents and attractants. No financial terms were disclosed.

Monomoy Capital Partners has acquired Raybestos Powertrain LLC, a Crawfordsville, Ind.-based maker of transmission-related products, from Sun Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed.

School of Rock, operator of more than 80 performance-based rock music schools, has raised $5 million in new growth equity funding from existing investor Sterling Partners.

TPG Capital said that it will not increase its $816 million bid for UK-based hedge fund services company GlobeOp Financial Services (LSE: GO), after SS&C Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC) provided a superior bid.

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