Hellman & Friedman takes $3.5 billion bet on pets with Zooplus deal

Zooplus, one of Europe’s largest online pet supplies’ retailers, said on Friday it had received and accepted a 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) takeover offer from U.S. private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. The offer represented a premium of 40% to the German company’s closing price on Thursday and was for a cash consideration of […]