April 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/18/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 15, p64
Trade Publication
The article presents statistical information on global retail underwriting volume as of 11, 2005 and other developments in the corporate world. Kraft Foods Inc. is selling its fruit-snacks portfolio to Kellogg Co. for about $30 million. The deal gives Kellogg control of products made under well-known Kraft names. Private equity firms Warburg Pincus LLC and Texas Pacific Group (TPG) are partnering to submit a joint bid for luxury retailer Neiman Marcus, a transaction that could be worth up to $4.9 billion. Warburg and TPG are expected to face competition.


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