Deals Rumor Mill: Carlyle, KKR, European Commission

Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 1:44 PM EST) -- Private equity heavyweights Carlyle Group LP and KKR Group LP, along with Australian investment firm Archer Capital, are in the running for the $725.5 million waste-management unit of Transpacific Industries Group Ltd., sources told Reuters on Thursday. All three private equity suitors are working with banks to cobble together debt packages that would allow them to seal a takeover of the Transpacific unit, whose operations are focused mainly to the New Zealand market. Transpacific has sought to double down on its Australian assets by shedding other...
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