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November 7, 2012: 11:36 AM ET

Apollo Global Management is in exclusive talks to acquire the education unit of McGraw-Hill Cos. (NYSE: MHP), according to the FT. Prior reports suggested that Apollo and Apax Partners were finalists for the unit, which is expected to be worth upwards of $4 billion. www.mcgraw-hill.com

Madison Dearborn Partners has agreed to acquire Sage Products Inc., a Cary, Ill.–based maker of disposable healthcare products. No financial terms were disclosed. www.sageproducts.com

Hastings Equity Partners has sold Taylored Services, an Edison, N.J.-based provider of third-party logistics services, to Saybrook Corporate Opportunities Fund, Fortune has learned. No word yet on pricing. Saybrook operating partner Bill Butler, former president and CEO of Weber Logistics, is taking over as Taylored's new CEO – succeeding founder Mark Taylor.

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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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