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These were yesterday’s top stories:
The Carlyle Group (NYSE:CG) and the management of Getty Images will jointly acquire Getty Images from Hellman & Friedman for $3.3 billion in a transaction that should close in the current year.
Shares of Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:FACE) pop on the news that it will be purchased at $4.25 per share in cash by Swander Pace Capital. The acquisition price is 15 percent above Tuesday’s closing at $3.68, and the total amount of the deal should come to about $65 million.
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Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:GPN) will buy private equity Accelerated Payment Technologies from Great Hill Partners for the amount of $413 million. The acquired firm supplies payment systems to small- to medium-sized merchants, while Global Payments processes the majority of its transactions under their current relationship.
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE:GSK) will divest 25 older drugs marketed in Australia to South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare for £172 million as a part of its strategy to sell off non-core treatments. The transaction will follow three divestitures within GSK’s non-prescription unit over the past several months.
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