July 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;7/18/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 28, p20
Trade Publication
The section presents statistics related to private equity fundraising by various U.S. state and region for the second quarter of 2005. Phoenix Brands LLC has agreed to purchase the heavy-duty laundry detergent business of Colgate-Palmolive Co. for an undisclosed amount, but outsiders estimate it to be worth as much as $130 million. The deal is expected to close in the third quarter. Phoenix is a portfolio company of the merchant banking division of Lehman Brothers. Private equity shop Blackstone Group will acquire four Legoland Parks from Lego, the Danish toy maker, for 456 million dollars.


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