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Feb 26 (Reuters) - TXU Corp. TXU.N said it agreed to be acquired by a group led by private equity firms Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. [KKR.UL] and Texas Pacific Group [TPG.UL] for about $45 billion including debt.
The deal, the largest-ever leveraged buyout, values the energy giant’s shares at $69.25 per share, a 15 percent premium to its Friday close of $60.02.
(Reporting by Dhanya Skariachan in Bangalore)
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