Pizza Hut franchisee’s NPC International Inc., the holding company of Chuck E. Cheese CEC Entertainment Inc. and the U.S. arm of Le Pain Quotidien have sought bankruptcy protection since the pandemic started.
Golden Gate-backed Angel Island raises new fund. HP rejects Xerox's buyout offer. More deal news from General Atlantic and TA. William Blair and Piper Sandler among top investment banks. HarbourVest and Genstar among top PE firms. Dealmakers from Riverside, Merrill Corp. and Paul Hastings weigh in on the coronavirus impact on the middle market.
PE firms seeking growth, like VSS, led by Jeffrey Stevenson, turn to lending. Enhanced Healthcare raises new fund. Mergers & Acquisitions seeks nominations for the Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A, due Oct. 14.
Quantum Energy Partners, which backs oil drilling companies such as HG Energy, has raised its seventh private equity fund at around $5.8 billion. Quantum is a Houston-based energy-focused private equity firm.