H&F Closes Catalina Marketing Buyout

Hellman & Friedman has completed its $1.7 billion acquisition of Catalina Marketing Corp., with Catalina delisting from the NYSE. Catalina stockholders received $32.50 per share, while Bear Stearns and Morgan Stanley provided leveraged financing. Catalina was advised by Goldman Sachs. www.hf.com www.catalinamarketing.com