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2017

February 27, 2017
CCC Begins Next Phase of Innovation with Advent International

2016

November 17, 2016
First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. Acquires Cascade Bancorp
August 25, 2016
Signet Jewelers Announces Strategic Partnership with Leonard Green & Partners
June 6, 2016
Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. Closes $9.6 Billion Private Equity Fund
May 31, 2016
Prince Extends John Isner Partnership Through 2018
May 5, 2016
MultiPlan Announces Agreement To Be Acquired By Hellman & Friedman
April 27, 2016
ExamWorks Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Be Acquired By Leonard Green & Partners

2015

August 14, 2015
TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. Agree to Acquire Majority Stake in Ellucian
May 4, 2015
Patterson Companies Announces Acquisition of Animal Health International
March 23, 2015
American Securities Leads Recapitalization of Aspen Dental
March 16, 2015
Life Time Fitness to be acquired by afflilates of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
March 01, 2015
SAIC Enters Into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Scitor Corporation
January 29, 2015
Shake Shack Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
 

2014

December 3, 2014
PSSI Announces Recapitalization Led by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
August 25, 2014
Mister Car Wash Acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
June 16, 2014
Funds Advised By Apax Partners Agree to Sell Majority Interest in Advantage
 

2013

December 10, 2013
Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc. Announces Sale of Lucky Brand Jeans
November 11, 2013
KKR to Acquire The Brickman Group for $1.6 Billion
November 9, 2013
NYT: Treasure Hunters of the Financial Crisis
November 1, 2013
The Container Store Makes Public Debut on NYSE
October 31, 2013
The Container Store Group, Inc. Announces Pricing of its IPO of Common Stock
July 25, 2013
Activision Blizzard Announces Transformative Purchase of Shares from Vivendi and new Capital Structure
July 24, 2013
Preqin Announces Most Consistent Performers in Private Equity
June 27, 2013
Sports Authority Appoints Michael Foss Chief Executive Officer As Darrell Webb Retires
June 24, 2013
OMERS Private Equity Agrees to Sell United States Infrastructure Corporation to Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
 

2012

November 30, 2012
CCC Announces Investment by Leonard Green & Partners
June 7, 2012
Savers Enters Financial Partnership with Leonard Green & Partners, and TPG
May 30, 2012
Leonard Green & Partners Closes $6.25 Billion Private Equity Fund
January 5, 2012
Nix Health Announces Definitive Agreement to be Aquired by Prospect Medical
 

2011

July 29, 2011
Herff Jones and Varsity Finalize Merger
June 29, 2011
BJ's Wholesale Club Announces Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Leonard Green & Partners and CVC for $51.25 Per Share in Cash
June 15, 2011
Herff Jones to Merge with VBR Holding Corporation
April 19,, 2011
Air Lease Corporation Announces Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option in IPO
March 14, 2011
Animal Health International to Merge with Lextron, Inc.
January 28, 2011
Cascade Bancorp (Oregon) Successfully Completes Previously Announced Capital Raise and Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results
 

2010

December 23, 2010
Jo-Ann Stores to be Acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. for $61.00 Per Share in Cash
December 15, 2010
Prospect Medical Announces Approval and Closing of Merger
December 10, 2010
The 2010 HEC - Dow Jones Private Equity Performance Ranking
November 23, 2010
TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners to Acquire J. Crew for $43.50 Per Share in Cash
September 6, 2010
Authentic Brands Group Acquires Tapout and Silver Star
August 16, 2010
Prospect Medical to be Acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. and Management for $8.50 Per Share
June 2, 2010
Authentic Brands Group Equity Raise
April 20, 2010
Vera Wang and David’s Bridal Announce Partnership to Launch Bridal Collection
February 3, 2010
Aersale Acquires CFM56 Powered DC8-70 Fleet
January 13, 2010
Aersale Completes $250 Million Equity Raise with Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
 

2009

November 19, 2009
First-ever ranking of private equity firms, published by an HEC Paris Professor in association with Dow Jones

2008

November 5, 2008
Whole Foods Market Announces $425 Million Equity Investment by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
April 30, 2008
United Online, Inc. to Acquire FTD Group for Approximately $800 Million
 

2007

July 11, 2007
The Container Store® Engages New Financial Partnership With Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
April 10, 2007
Tom Struzzieri Meets with West Coast Active Riders as Wrap Up to 2007 HITS Desert Circuit
March 28, 2007
Leonard Green & Partners Closes $5.3 Billion Private Equity Fund
March 12, 2007
FTD Group Closes Offering of Common Stock
January 31, 2007
Federated Completes Sale of David's Bridal, Priscilla of Boston
January 31, 2007
HITS Desert Horse Park Opens
 

2006

November 17, 2006
Federated Agrees to Sell Bridal Group
October 26, 2006
PETCO Consummates Merger
July 31, 2006
FTD Group Completes Purchase of Interflora Holdings Ltd.
July 14, 2006
Petco to be Acquired by Texas Pacific Group and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. for $29.00 per Share in Cash
May 3 , 2006
The Sports Authority, Inc. Consummates Merger
March 29 , 2006
Sagittarius Brands finalizes acquisition of Del Taco
February 02 , 2006
Sagittarius Brands Acquires Del Taco
January 23 , 2006
The Sports Authority, Inc. to be acquired by Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
 

2005

November 22 , 2005
HITS Announces Joint Venture With Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
July 25 , 2005
TEVA to Aquire IVAX for $7.4 Billion
June 6 , 2005
Fortress Investment Group LLC Acquires Liberty Group Publishing, Inc.
May 11, 2005
Fortress Investment Group LLC to Acquire Liberty Group Publishing, Inc.
February 15, 2005
Phoenix Scientific, Inc. signs definitive stock purchase agreement.
February 15, 2005
IVAX Corporation acquires Phoenix Scientific, Inc.
February 9, 2005
The California Academic Decathlon Proudly Announces Lead Sponsorship from Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
February 9, 2005
FTD Group To Celebrate Initial Public Offering On NYSE
February 8, 2005
Rite Aid Announces Closing Of Over-Allotment Option Of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock
February 8, 2005
FTD Group To Begin Trading On New York Stock Exchange
January 28, 2005
Dollar Financial Corp. Announces Pricing of the Initial Public Offering of Its Common Stock
January 26, 2005
Rite Aid Announces Pricing of Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock
January 10 , 2005
Hollywood Entertainment Corporation Signs Definitive Merger Agreement With Movie Gallery, Inc.; Shareholders to Receive $13.25 Per Share in Cash
 

2004

November 23, 2004
FTD Group Files IPO Registration Statement
October 22, 2004
Petco Announces Secondary Public Offering of 6.9 Million Shares of Common Stock
October 14, 2004
Hollywood Entertainment Corporation Enters Into Amended and Restated Merger Agreement
September 30, 2004
Werner President and CEO Dennis Heiner to Leave Company
August 2, 2004
Green Equity Investors III to Sell Shares of VCA Antech Common Stock
May 13, 2004
FTD Group Appoints Michael J. Soenen President and CEO
May 6, 2004
The Home Depot to acquire White Cap Construction Supply, Inc.
May 6, 2004
Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. announces agreement to sell White Cap Construction Supply, Inc. to The Home Depot
April 13, 2004
AsianMedia Group LLC appoints Peter Mathes as Chairman
March 29, 2004
Hollywood Entertainment Corporation signs Definitive Merger Agreement
February 24, 2004
FTD Group Announces Completion of the Merger with Leonard Green & Partners.
February 10, 2004
/TPG Wafer Holdings LLC Announces Common Stock Offering
 

2003

December 1, 2003
Cypress Group Agrees to Buy Communications & Power Industries, Inc.
November 17, 2003
Big 5 Sporting Goods Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
October 8, 2003
Big 5 Sporting Goods Files Shelf Registration Statement
October 6, 2003
Green Equity Investors IV, L.P. Announces Intent to Acquire FTD Group
September 25, 2003
MEMC Files Resale Registration Statement
September 24, 2003
Varsity Brands, Inc. Completes Merger
August 4, 2003
Sports Authority and Gart Sports Announce Completion of Merger
May 16, 2003
MEMC Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
May 7, 2003
Werner Holding Co. Announces Leonard Green & Partners to Invest $65 Million in Recapitalization of Company
April 22, 2003
Varsity Brands, Inc. Signs Definitive Merger Agreement
April 7, 2003
Rand McNally Completes Financial Restructuring and Emerges from Chapter 11
January 15, 2003
LGP Announces Intent to Acquire Rand McNally & Co
January 14, 2003
LGP Closes New Private Equity Fund, Green Equity Investors IV, at $1.85 Billion
January 14, 2003
Petco Announces the Filing of a Registration Statement for an Offering of Common Stock
January 14, 2003
Rand McNally Announces Plans to Recapitalize
January 10, 2003
VCA Antech, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Secondary Offering
 

2002

October 25, 2002
The Passing of Leonard I. Green
June 25, 2002
Big 5 Sporting Goods Prices Initial Public Offering
May 23, 2002
Gart Sports Announces Offering of Common Stock
February 22, 2002
Petco Begins Trading on the Nasdaq National Market
 

2001

November 14, 2001
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. announces that an investor group led by Texas Pacific Group closes on their transaction regarding the sale and purchase of E.ON's 72% ownership interest in MEMC and all of E.ON's outstanding loans to MEMC.
August 9, 2001
Veterinary Centers of America, Inc. Announce IPO Filing
June 7, 2001
Gart Sports Company Announces Acquisition of Oshman's Sporting Goods, Inc.
 

2000

October 11, 2000
The Korea Times Los Angeles and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. Announce the Formation of AsianMedia Group, Inc. and Agreement to Acquire International Media Group, Inc.
October 2, 2000
Petco Announces Merger of the company with an investor group led by Leonard Green & Partners.
September 20, 2000
Veterinary Centers of America, Inc. announces that it has completed the announced merger of the company for $15.00 per share in cash.
March 10, 2000
White Cap Industries, Inc. Announces Completion of the Previous Announced Merger of the Company.

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