Deals Rumor Mill: Permira, Commerzbank, BlackBerry

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 12:59 PM ET) -- European private equity firm Permira Advisers Ltd. has picked up a string of backers for its latest fund, providing some relief after a lull in the investment house's fifth fundraising effort, sources told Bloomberg on Wednesday. A pair of unnamed U.S. institutions are preparing to pour as much as $200 million apiece into the pool, pushing Permira closer to its $6.7 billion target for the fund. With the commitments, the firm could meet its goal as soon as January, three months ahead of its previously set...
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