Private equity deals

March 18, 2013, 5:38 PM UTC

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is considering a bid for British nuclear fuel company Urenco, according to the Sunday Times. Urenco is owned by the British government and Geman utilities E.ON and RWE.

Greenbriar Equity Group has agreed to acquire EDAC Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: EDAC), a Farmington, Conn.–based maker of precision components for aerospace and industrial applications. The deal is valued at approximately $104.1 million, or $17.75 per share in cash.

Legal & General Group (LSE: LGEN) and Patron Capital Partners have acquired Cala Group, a British residential and commercial construction company, from Lloyds Banking Group for £210 million. Cala management will hold a 7% stake.

Ratos AB
has agreed to acquire a 70% stake in Nordic cinema chain SF Media from Sweden’s Bonniers for approximately $420 million.

Vivendi SA has abandoned the sale process for its GVT phone unit in Brazil, after failing to secure bids of at last €7 billion. Suitors had included DirectTV and a private equity consortium that included KKR, Apax Partners and Gavea Investimentos.

AccessData Group, a Lindon, Utah-based provider of digital investigations and litigation support, has raised $45 million in new funding from Sorenson Capital Partners and Silicon Valley Bank.

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