Private equity dealsOctober 5, 2012: 10:19 AM ET
Apollo Global Management has proposed a merger of television production companies Core Media Group (which it owns) and Endemol (in which it holds a 30% stake), according to WSJ. Core Media is responsible for American Idol, while Endemol owns the Big Brother franchise.
Burner Systems International Inc., a Chattanooga, Tenn.-based provider of gas-fueled appliance components, has acquired certain assets of CEM S.A. Group of Chile, a Chilean maker of top burners, valves and related components. No financial terms were disclosed. Burner Systems is a portfolio company of Aterian Investment Partners. www.burnersystems.com
Wingate Partners has acquired Nekoosa Coated Products LLC, a Nekoosa, Wisc.-based maker of specialty paper products for use in a variety of printing applications, from 3M (NYSE: MMM) and Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN). No financial terms were disclosed for the deal, which was done in partnership with NCP management. www.wingatepartners.com
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