The year had a promising start when Belgian drug developer Movetis raised EUR49m in a financing round led by Sofinnova Partners and Life Sciences Partners. Bridgepoint acquired educational publisher Wolters Kluwer Education in March for EUR774m, while Lion Capital bought general merchandise retailer Hema from retail group Maxeda in a deal reported to be worth EUR1.1bn.
GP plans to acquire a majority stake in the business, according to a competition authority filing
New GP specialising in healthcare has already deployed 65% of the fund's target
Decision made to halt an initial public offering as a result of volatile market conditions
Sweden-based technology investor has been listed on the Swedish stock exchange since 1997