February 24, 2007 / 12:28 AM / 12 years ago

FACTBOX-Top 10 largest leveraged buyouts

 PHILADELPHIA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
and Texas Pacific Group are expected to make a $32 billion
offer to acquire TXU Corp. TXU.N, the largest power company
in Texas, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday.
 The deal would be the largest leveraged buyout in history.
 KKR, Texas Pacific and TXU declined to comment.
 The following list ranks the largest buyouts or bids by
private equity firms and others, according to research firm
Dealogic. The values of the deals exclude debt.
TARGET                       BUYER                  DEAL VALUE
1. TXU Corp.*                KKR, Texas Pacific     $32.6 bln
2. RJR Nabisco Inc.          KKR                    $25.1 bln
3. Equity Office Properties  Blackstone             $22.9 bln
3. HCA Inc.                  Buyout group           $21.0 bln
4. Clear Channel             Bain, THLee            $18.6 bln
5. Freescale Semiconductor   Buyout group           $17.6 bln
6. Harrah's Entertainment    Apollo, Texas Pacific  $16.8 bln
7. Kinder Morgan Inc.        Buyout group           $14.6 bln
8. Univision Communications  Buyout group           $12.2 bln
9. SunGard Data Systems**    Buyout group           $11.3 bln
9. Albertsons Inc.**         Buyout group           $11.3 bln
NOTE: *KKR and Texas Pacific Group may make an offer of roughly
$70 per share for TXU, the source said. A deal has not been
announced.
 **SunGard Data Systems Inc. and Albertsons Inc. tied in
value at $11.3 billion.
SOURCE: Dealogic



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