Carlyle Group and TPG Capital are said to be the players behind the $1.6B takeover bid for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Carlyle Group and TPG Capital are said to be the players behind the $1.6B takeover bid for Australian hospital operator Healthscope by an unnamed consortium of buyout firms. The offer marks the return of major private-equity deals to the Aussie market after a two-year hiatus.