Privately held Acelity may go public again, according to news reports this week.
London-based Apax Partners and a pair of Canadian pension funds acquired wound-care company Kinetic Concepts Inc. (now Acelity) for $6.1 billion in a leveraged buyout in 2011. Apax is now mulling an initial public offering for Acelity by mid-2019, Bloomberg and the San Antonio Express-news reported. Bloomberg cited unnamed sources with knowledge of the possible IPO, the Express-News report said.
Apax has begun discussing a potential listing with advisers, the news outlets said. Sources told Bloomberg that an IPO could value Acelity at $5 billion.
“While we are always reviewing the strategic options available to our company, our policy is not to comment on market speculation and rumors,” Acelity s...
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