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October 4, 2012: 11:02 AM ET

Calpine Corp. (NYSE: CPN) has agreed to acquire an 800-megawatt power plant in Texas from Bosque Power Co. for $432 million plus adjustments. www.calpine.com

Falcon Private Bank, a Swiss wealth management group owned by Aabar Investments (Abu Dhabi), has agreed to acquire London-based Clariden Leu from Credit Suisse for an undisclosed amount.

Oaktree Capital Management has agreed to sell Jackson Square Aviation, a San Francisco-based aircraft leasing company, to a unit of Mitsubishi Corp. for approximately $1.3 billion. Oaktree formed JSA in 2010 with a $500 million equity commitment.

Estancia Capital Management has acquired a minority stake in Spruce Private Investors, a Scottsdale, Ariz.–based outsourced chief investment officer for family offices, foundations and endowments. No financial terms were disclosed. www.EstanciaPartners.com

& Co. has acquired Freeport Financial Partners, a Chicago-based provider of financing solutions to middle market companies. No financial terms were disclosed. www.moelis.com

Morgan Stanley
is in talks to sell a majority stake in its commodities business to the Qatar Investment Authority, according to the FT. www.morganstanley.com

Private Advisors LLC has acquired Cuyahoga Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity secondaries and fund-of-funds manager with $817 million in assets under management. www.cuyahogacap.com

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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