Deals Rumor Mill: Advent International, Versace, Telefonica

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT) -- The private equity owners of trading platform BondDesk Group LLC, which focuses on retail fixed-income assets, is in late-stage talks to sell the unit to rival Tradeweb, according to a Wednesday report from Reuters. BondDesk could fetch up to $200 million in the deal. So far, Tradeweb has edged other prospective suitors including MarketAxess Holdings Inc., to step into the spotlight as Advent International Corp. and Broadhaven Capital Partners LLC plan their exit.

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