The saga of beleaguered waste management company Biffa was finally brought to an end last week with the agreement of a debt-for-equity swap. Such a classic tale of an over-leveraged private equity deal going sour is, as ever, popular with the papers, but how did things get so bad at Biffa?
Catch up on essential news and features from this past week with our round-up of industry analysis
Environmental services provider announces a €28-38 share price range for its upcoming IPO
Langholm acquired the spice manufacturer in a management buyout in May 2010
Venture player Korelya is headed by former French secretary of state Fleur Pellerin