Private equity deals

February 21, 2013, 8:09 PM UTC

Apollo Global Management and Onex Corp. both offered to buy theme park operator SeaWorld Entertainment from The Blackstone Group, according to Bloomberg. That said, the report suggests that Blackstone is still leaning toward an IPO for SeaWorld, rather than a sale.

The Blackstone Group and TPG Capital are considering bids for Australian poultry producer Inghams Enterprises, according to the WSJ. Inghams originally had been seeking bids of around A$1.4 billion – causing The Blackstone Group to bail – but reportedly has reset its expectations

Crestview Partners has acquired Victory Capital Management, a Cleveland-based investment advisory with $22.1 billion in assets under management and advisory, for $246 million. Victory employees also participated on the deal. The seller is an affiliate of KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY).

Longhorn Health Solutions Inc., a direct-to-home provider of consumable medical supplies, equipment and pharmaceutical prescriptions in Texas, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from Satori

Sterling Partners has invested an undisclosed amount of private equity into Kids Care Dental Group, a pediatric dental care practice with six office locations in the Sacramento, Calif. area.

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