Private equity deals

October 8, 2013, 6:33 PM UTC

Monomoy Capital Partners has acquired Escort Inc., a West Chester, Ohio-based maker of radar detectors and other automotive accessories, from Falconhead Capital. No financial terms were disclosed.

Biomet Inc., a Warsaw, Ind.-based maker of musculoskeletal and biotechnology products, has agreed to acquire Lanx Inc., a Broomfield, Colo.–based developer of devices for spine fusion surgery. No financial terms were disclosed. Biomet sponsors include Goldman Sachs, KKR, The Blackstone Group and TPG Capital. Lanx has raised around $25 million in private funding, from firms like Credit Suisse Asset Management, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Goldman Sachs Private Equity Opportunities Fund, Noro-Moseley Partners and Oakwood Medical

The Carlyle Group
 has joined Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanon‘s bid for Hong Kong supermarket chain ParknShop, according to Reuters. Seller Hutchison Whampoa is hoping to secure between $3
billion and $4 billion.

Neogas, a Brazil-based provider of natural gas logistics services to energy consumers without access to a natural gas pipeline, has raised $20 million in growth equity funding from IFC and the IFC African, Latin American and Caribbean Fund. The company is majority-owned by the Global Environment Fund.

ODSA Topco Ltd.,
 a portfolio company of Apax Partners, has agreed to acquire GlobalLogic, a McLean, Va.-based provider of outsourced software product engineering services. No financial terms were disclosed for the deal, which is expected to close by year-end. GlobalLogic has raised nearly $50 million in VC funding from firms like Sequoia Capital India, New Atlantic Ventures and New Enterprise Associates.

Outrigger Energy LLC, a Denver-based provider of midstream services to crude oil and natural gas producers, has secured a $200 million equity commitment from Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, Brion Wise and company management.

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