Private equity deals

January 31, 2013, 7:52 PM UTC

CVC Capital Partners may lead a €1.8 billion equity infusion into listed Dutch insurance and banking group SNS Reaal, according to a local newspaper report. A group of three Dutch banks also would contribute an additional €400 million in subordinated loans.

Denham Capital has committed $300 million in private equity to Bright Horizon Resources, a newly-formed exploration and production company that will pursue oil and natural gas opportunities in the Mid-Continent and ArkLaTex regions.

Envysion, a Louisville, Colo.–based provider of managed video surveillance as a service for businesses, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from Parthenon Capital Partners. Other company investors include Bear Equity.

Vivendi SA is expected to receive a private equity offer for its GVT phone unit in Brazil, according to Bloomberg. The consortium would include Apax PartnersKKR and Gavea Investimentos, with Grupo BTG Pactual also considering participation. It would offer upwards of €5 billion, compared to Vivendi’s €8 billion asking price. DirectTV also is expected to bid, likely with a higher offer.

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