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Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) has made an unsolicited $2.2 billion bid to acquire Clearwire Corp. (Nasdaq: CLWR). The $3.30 per share offer represents an 11% premium to Sprint Nextel Corp.’s (NYSE: S) recent agreement to acquire the 48% stake of Clearwire that it doesn’t already own.

The Carlyle Group has hired Evercore Partners to find a buyer for Synagro Technologies Inc., a Houston, Texas–based recycler of organic waste, according to Reuters.

Clearview Capital
has sold Air Cooled Exchangers LLC, a Broken Arrow, Okla.–based maker of custom engineered air cooled heat exchangers for the energy industry, to Sweden’s Alfa Laval. No financial terms were disclosed.

Palm Beach Capital has sold Cruise Planners-American Express Travel, a home-based travel agent franchise, to members of company management. No financial terms were disclosed.

Xing AG, a listed online business network in German-speaking countries, has agreed to acquire Kununu GmbH, an Austria-based platform for employer reviews in German-speaking countries. The deal is valued at upwards of €9.4 million, including a €5.8 million earn-out.

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