Outdoor equipment retailer Yeti sets IPO price range Backed by private equity firm Cortec, Yeti has priced 23 million shares at $19 to $21. Cortec brought a majority stake in Yeti for $67mil in 2012, which could reduce to 48.7% following the offering. Read more.

American Golf acquired by special situations investor Endless has purchased Europe's largest golf retailer and will take on all online channels, and 112 of the 132 retail stores across the UK and Ireland. Endless also acquired Bathstore and The Work in 2018. Read more.

Blackstone nearing £800 mil deal for NEC group The NEC Group operates five live events venues in Birmingham - including the National Exhibition Centre. The NEC group was sold in 2015 by Birmingham City Council. It was acquired by Lloyds Banking Group for £307m. Read more.

SlimFast acquired by Glanbia for $350m The deal will be finalised by the the end of 2018. The weight management brand, currently owned by Kainos Capital, delivered $212 mil in net sales. Glanbia hopes to operate Slimfast alongside its other performance nutrition brands. Read more.

FreedomPay receives investment from TPG Freedom Pay serves sectors including retail, hospitality and gaming. The payment service provides a cloud-based platform for companies looking to bolster their payment security and infrastructure. Read more.

Mid Europa Partners agrees to sell Polskie Koleje Linowe Expected to be completed later this year, Polskie Koleje Linowe (PKL), the mountain tourism business, will be sold to state-owned Polish Development Fund. The development follows earlier plans from Mid Europa to float PKL in 2017. Read more.