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Jarden Finalizes Yankee Candle Acquisition

Jarden Corpration

RYE, N.Y.-Jarden Corp. has completed its acquisition of Yankee Candle from a fund managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, a private equity firm. The purchase price was about $1.75 billion in cash, which is subject to final working capital and other adjustments. James Lillie, Jarden’s CEO, said Yankee Candle would become part of the Jarden’s BrandedMore »

Jarden to Acquire Yankee Candle

Jarden Corpration

RYE, N.Y.–Jarden Corporation, the housewares giant, has entered an agreement to purchase The Yankee Candle Company for approximately $1.75 billion. Jarden will acquire Yankee Holding Corp. and The Yankee Candle Company from a fund managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC for $1.75 billion and up to $55 million in additional cash earn-out payments based uponMore »