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Reuters: KKR, Varde, Deutsche Buy GE Capital Consumer Finance Arm for $6.3B

March 16, 2015, 07:09 AM
Filed Under: Mergers & Acquisitions
Related: Ge Capital

Reuters reported that a consortium of private equity firm KKR & Co LP, alternative investment manager Varde Partners and Deutsche Bank has agreed to buy GE Capital's Australian and New Zealand consumer lending arm for A$8.2 billion ($6.26 billion).

According to the Reuters report, the trio said in a statement on Sunday they were attracted to a business with more than 3 million customers and a long-standing relationship with many of the major retailers in both Australia and New Zealand.

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