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Private-Equity Firm to Acquire Agent Provocateur

London, 3i Group Plc, a publicly traded private-equity firm in Europe, agreed to buy British lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur. The deal values Agent Provocateur at about $122.8 million, according to a Bloomberg report.

Agent Provocateur's products are sold in 14 countries, including the United States, the U.K., Hong Kong and Russia.

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