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...
XAnge Private Equity bought a minority stake in the group in 2007 for €3.5m
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