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.
GP acquires a 90% stake in the French bank loans portfolio management company
GP intends to growth the firms' expertise and technology domestically and globally
Online estate agent will target expansion in London before looking to grow across the UK
Fund has already invested €11m in 16 Italian startups and currently has €33m in AUM