New methods to manage defined benefit (DB) pension responsibilities are enticing private equity firms to consider hitherto unattractive investment opportunities. Nick Griggs, partner at......
France had not been home to a private equity transaction worth more than €1bn since the summer of 2011 – a dry spell broken in February, when Ardian entered exclusive talks with construction......
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Advent International has put in a €1.17bn offer to take Dutch software company Unit4 private, becoming the latest example of private equity players recently discovering a taste for listed......
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Warwick Nash has joined mid-market GP Phoenix Equity Partners as operating director.
Carlyle has appointed Robert Maguire as a managing director for its Carlyle International Energy Partners (CIEP) vehicle, to be based......
Karl Cockwill has joined NVM Private Equity as a portfolio manager in its new Manchester office.
Alejo Vidal-Quadras, director at 3i, is to take over as head of the firm's Spanish operations from Maite Ballester.