After Passing On Dell, Francisco Eyes PC Component Maker

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 1:34 PM EDT) -- Francisco Partners LP, part of the Blackstone Group LP-led group that passed on Dell Inc., is close to announcing a deal for Corsair Components Inc., another company whose fortunes are tied to PC sales, according to a Friday regulatory filing.

The Federal Trade Commission said it had granted early antitrust termination for Francisco to buy Corsair, which canceled plans for an initial public offering last year. No deal has been announced, but the investment would come from Francisco's third fund, a $2 billion middle-market tech pool...
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