Providence Equity Partners

Hasbro Denies Being in Talks to Go Private

Toymaker Hasbro has been in buyout talks with fellow Rhode Island-based Providence Equity Partners, according to the Wall Street Journal. However, the discussions may have cooled lately given the uncertainty in the markets.

Virtual Radiologic Deal: More Small-Cap Buyouts Ahead?

Virtual Radiologic provides remote diagnostic image interpretation, giving doctors anywhere fast answers about patients' medical scans. But vRad's growth hasn't been rapid enough to please the fickle market, which made it an attractive target for a private-equity buyout from Providence Equity Partners.