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Investcorp has acquired GL Education Group (f.k.a. Granada Learning Group) from Veronis Suhler Stevenson. No financial terms were disclosed. GL Education is a UK provider of non-regulated student and school assessment solutions for primary and secondary schools.

The Blackstone Group is in talks to acquire a $130 million portfolio of commercial property loans fromSociete Generale, according to the FT.

Lubar & Co. and Pouschine Cook Capital Management have acquired Drilltec, a Houston, Texas-based maker of protection products for the oil country tubular goods market, from Hancock Park Associates. No financial terms were disclosed. P&M Corporate Finance managed the process.

The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE: PBY) did not receive any alternative buyout offers during its “go-shop” period. The auto aftermarket company will complete its $1 billion, or $15 per share, take private acquisition by The Gores Group next quarter.

Union Optech, a Chinese provider of optical lenses and sensors, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from WestSummit

Vista Equity Partners has agreed to acquire British financial software company Misys (LSE: SETS) for £1.3 billion.

BV Investment Partners has acquired a controlling interest in DTT, a Los Angeles–based provider of managed surveillance and business intelligence services to the restaurant and hospitality industries. No financial terms were disclosed.

Extrusion Dies Industries
, a portfolio company of Bertram Capital, has acquired Premier Dies Corp., a Chippewa Falls, Wis.-based designer and manufacturer of slot coating and flat polymer extrusion dies. No financial terms were disclosed.

The Riverside Company has acquired, a Plantation, Fla.-based provider of discount dental plans via an online platform. No financial terms were disclosed.

Vista Equity Partners has acquired Essential Learning LLC, a San Diego–based provider of interactive e-learning solutions for behavioral and community health, substance abuse, corrections, developmental disability and child welfare organizations. No financial terms were disclosed. St. Charles Capital advised Essential Learning on the deal.

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