By Dan Primack
July 17, 2013

AXA Private Equity has increased its offer for French catering company Elior by €250 million to €3.7 billion, according to Les Echos. Elior is currently owned by Charterhouse Capital

The Blackstone Group has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Indian auto parts maker Agile Electric Works for approximately $100 million, according to Reuters.

Findly, a social recruiting company sponsored by Symphony Technology Group, has acquired New York-based talent communications company Bernard Hodes Group from Omnicom (NYSE: OMC)

MW Industries
, a Rosemont, Ill.-based portfolio company of Genstar Capital, has acquired Mohawk Spring, a Schiller Park, Ill.-based manufacturer of custom precision springs. No financial terms were disclosed.

Platinum Equity
 has agreed to acquire CBS Outdoor International, an outdoor media business with a particularly large share of the European billboard business, from CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS). The deal is valued at approximately $225 million.

RTI Biologics Inc. (Nasdaq: RTIX) completed its previously-announced acquisition of Pioneer Surgical Technology, a Marquette, Mich.-based developer of metal and synthetic products in the orthopedics, biologics, spine, trauma and cardiothoracic markets. The deal was valued at $130 million in cash, which was partially financed via a $50 million equity investment from Water Street Healthcare Partners. Pioneer Surgical had raised over $15 million in VC funding from Beringea, Credit Suisse, Highlander Partners, Hopewell Ventures, Pharos Capital and River Cities Capital

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