Deal announced: 05/17/2007
Deal withdrawn: 04/18/2008
Investors: Blackstone Group
Value of the deal: $6.4 billion
Blackstone may have made the first gestures toward a break up, but the credit card processor ultimately ended the deal. It then sued Blackstone for allegedly breaching the terms of their agreement and said it wanted a $170 million breakup fee.
Alliance Data says that the private equity firm did not made its best efforts to win regulatory approval for the deal. More galleries