After a bleary-eyed summer, Southern European deal activity awoke in October with a notable increase in both volume and value.
Telecommunications firms stole the show in Spain, with Bain acquiring Atento, the call centre division of Spanish behemoth Telefónica, for €1.04bn, and Investindustrial and Trilantic Capital Partners...
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French homeware chain expanded through an aggressive marketing campaign, cost-cutting measures and by outsourcing production
Group renews both senior and mezzanine facilities, put in place with the original deal in 2012
Spanish funds-of-funds manager also launches a secondaries-focused vehicle