Private equity deals

December 15, 2011, 7:12 PM UTC

WebMD (Nasdaq: WBMD) is expecting final acquisition bids on Monday, according to the NY Post. Four firms reportedly are still in the running, including Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Providence Equity Partners. The health information company has a current market cap of nearly $2 billion. www.webmd.com

 Bioenergy Geradora de Energia, a Brazilian wind energy company, has raised $30 million from an affiliate of Darby Private Equitywww.darbyoverseas.com


CVC Capital Partners and a Malaysian government investment group have offered to acquire foperator ofKFC and QSR Brands in Malaysia for approximately $1.65 billion, according to Reuters. The bid is around 1.5% higher than a previous offer from The Carlyle Group.

Kessington Holdings
, an aerospace component manufacturing platform sponsored by Blackland Group, has acquired Prikos & Becker Tool Co., a Skokie, Ill.-based company specializing in ” assemblies requiring metal fabrications. No financial terms were disclosed. www.blacklandgroup.com

Produman Engenharia, a provider of engineering solutions for the oil & gas sector in Brazil, has raised $30 million from an affiliate of Darby Private Equitywww.darbyoverseas.com

SurveyMonkey, a Menlo Park, Calif.-based provider of online survey solutions, has agreed to acquireMarketTools, a San Francisco–based provider of software for market research and enterprise feedback management. No financial terms were disclosed, except that TPG Growth also is participating in the deal via a new investment in SurveyMonkey that reportedly valued the company at around $1 billion.

Existing SurveyMonkey backers include Bain Capital Ventures and Spectrum Equity Investors. MarketTools backers include Advanced Equities, Fuse Capital, General Mills, Dominion Ventures, InterWest Partners, Monitor Clipper Partners, Oak Hill Venture Partners, Ticonderoga Capital and W Capital Partners.  www.surveymonkey.com

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