Stonegate Group seeks to raise $165m The UK’s largest pub company, which is backed by private equity group TDR Capital, has launched a senior secured notes offering as it looks to raise £165m to finance capital expenditure in its company-owned pubs. Read more.

Eurazeo Brands invests in men’s grooming label Lumin Eurazeo has announced a $53m minority investment in Pangaea Holdings, Inc., which owns a string of men's skincare and cosmetics brands including Lumin. Read more.

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice mulls Morrisons offer According to reports, the battle for Morrisons is set to intensify, with private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice now considering making a bid. Clayton, Dubilier & Rice had failed in a £5.5bn offer for Morrisons last month. Read more.

Leon partners with Too Good To Go to tackle food waste The partnership means that all 37 Leon-owned stores will be signed up to the Too Good To Go app, so that surplus food is eaten and enjoyed rather than wasted. Leon is owned by EG Group, which is part-backed by TDR Capital. Read more.

Apollo Global Management in talks to join Morrisons takeover The private equity firm has announced that it is in talks to join a consortium led by Fortress Investment Group which has agreed a takeover of Morrisons. Apollo has said it does not intend to make an offer other than as part of the Fortress-led consortium. Read more.

Spain-based artisan bakery chain bought by GED Capital GED Capital's investment has been made through its portfolio company Comess Group, which owns a string of restaurant brands operating in Spain and Europe. Read more.