Avista Looks to Back DataBank

Noto, Anthony
May 2011
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/30/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 22, p3
The article reports on the plan of private equity firm Avista Capital Partners to acquire information technology service DataBank Holdings Ltd. from investor Brandon W. Freeman. Though terms of the deal have not been disclosed, the article expects Avista to invest between 50 and 300 million U.S. dollars. It cites Avista's investment approach which is to make controlling or significant minority investments in growth-oriented companies in industries such as consumer goods, energy, healthcare, industrial and media.


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