Cerberus Capital Management held its final close for Cerberus Institutional Partners VI, raising $4 billion of commitments for its sixth flagship multi-strategy fund.
Cerberus Business Finance added Jefferies veteran Andrew Woolford to the firm as a managing director who will oversee capital markets activities.
Bloomberg reported ITT Educational Services began liquidation proceedings after closing 136 technical schools and owes a unit of Cerberus Capital Management $34.5 million.
DynCorp International closed a $30 million third lien term loan credit agreement with a company managed by Cerberus Capital Management.
Reuters reported that three buyout funds are vying to buy General Electric’s banking unit in France which has approximately $6.6 billion worth of assets.
Samson Resources announced that after gaining support for its proposed restructuring plan, it has taken the next step on by filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Bloomberg reported that Lightsquared has come to a tentative agreement on its plan of reorganization, granting majority ownership to JPMorgan, Fortress Investment Group and Cerberus Capital Management.
Cerberus Capital Management announced it would acquire Safeway, the second largest U.S. grocery store operator, in deal valued at $9.4 billion. Cerberus said it intends to fund the deal with debt financing of about $7.6 billion.
The WSJ reported Global Aviation Holdings received court approval to sell itself to its lender, a unit of Cerberus Capital Management. The article noted the sale is subject to higher bids at an auction in March.
ACG New York and The M&A Advisor announced the names of 31 winners of the third annual ACG New York Champion’s Awards, recognizing companies, individual dealmakers and transactions in the middle-market mergers and acquisitions industry in the greater New York area.