KKR to buy majority stake in cybersecurity firm Optiv from Blackstone
Dec 6 Private equity firm KKR & Co said on Tuesday it would acquire a majority stake in cybersecurity company Optiv Security Inc, which is majority owned by Blackstone Group LP.
Dec 19 Units of oil company Hess Corp and private equity firm Energy Investors Funds picked construction companies SNC-Lavalin Group Inc of Canada and Skanska AB of Sweden to build a power plant in New Jersey.
The facility, called the Newark Energy Center, is a 655-megawatt natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant expected to enter service in 2015.
The plant will cost about $750 million, according to local reports.
SNC-Lavalin said in a release that it would provide the engineering, procurement, startup and commissioning services, while Skanska is responsible for construction and site management.
The plant will use General Electric Co's F class gas turbines.
* Optiv Security- KKR is making investment primarily from its eleventh Americas Private Equity investment fund
Dec 6 IT service provider Roper Technologies Inc said it would buy business software provider Deltek from private equity firm Thoma Bravo in a cash deal valued at $2.8 billion.