September 2006
FoodService Director;9/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p16
Trade Publication
This article reports on a decision by the board of directors of Aramark to sell the contract company to a consortium of private equity firms led by Joseph Neubauer, chairman of Aramark. The transaction, termed a merger by the company, is valued at approximately $8.3 billion, including the assumption of $2 billion worth of debt. Financing for the deal will come from a combination of equity from Neubauer and investment funds managed by GS Capital Partners, CCMP Capital Advisors and J.P. Morgan Partners, Thomas H. Lee Partners and Warburg Pincus LLC.


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