Deals Rumor Mill: Carlyle, Providence Equity, Toksoz

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 1:16 PM EDT) -- The Carlyle Group LP is contemplating an initial public offering for the telecommunications equipment company it took private for $3.9 billion less than three years ago, according to a Tuesday report from Reuters. The private equity stalwart is in early-stage talks with investment banks about potentially listing CommScope Holding Co. Inc. this year, if market conditions prove favorable.

Private equity-backed Altegrity Inc. is planning to unload a unit that conducts background checks for private-sector employers that could bring in up to $1 billion, sources told Reuters...
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