In defiance of problems on the continent, the UK has seen a surge in mega-buyouts this year, topped off with the recent acquisition of Annington Homes for £3.2bn.
Terra Firma's purchase of Annington, the largest private equity-backed buyout in Europe this year, brings the total number of mega-deals (defined as those worth €1bn or more) seen in the UK this year...
Venture capital firms originally invested in the company in 2011 and 2014 respectively
Fund manager Quaestus exits its stake in the Croatian business after an eight-year holding period
Proposed deal for the aluminium profiles manufacturer comes just two years after Advent's acquisition
Deal marks first investment by small-cap buyout fund Crescendo, which held a €42m first close this year