PE-backed retailers are increasingly following casual dining chains in showing signs of struggling under the downturn in UK consumer confidence
Merged group will have $6bn in assets under management and will trade under the Unigestion brand
Division adds new asset class to firm's buyout, debt and real-estate operations
Restructure and cornerstone fund paves the way for a new hybrid model
Perceived importance placed on succession planning by GPs is not always mirrored by firms' approaches to transitioning control
Merger comes in response to VCT regulatory changes made over the past year
Finnish GP lodges bid to acquire publicly listed investment company Norvestia for merger
SVG board deems Goldman/CPPIB bid preferred option, ahead of HarbourVest and Pantheon/Pomona
Restructuring sees CDP rename the evergreen fund and launch a closed-end vehicle
GP relaunches as BWB Partners, rolls over investments into new vehicle
GP bought the company for £825m almost three years ago
Sanjay Thakkar takes over role from Richard Fleming
Vince Cable is to launch an investigation into the demise of electricals retailer Comet, which had been bought by turnaround specialist OpCapita in November 2011 before going into administration a year later.
Warburg Pincus portfolio company Premier Foods has announced plans to shut down two bakery sites in Greenford and Birmingham next year, in addition to the previously announced closure of its Eastleigh bakery. The decision will result in 900 job losses...
International investment bank Houlihan Lokey has followed a series of senior hires across its global network with the appointment of David Sola as managing director in the group's London M&A team.
Chartered accountant Julia Bennett has been appointed director at MCR’s new Birmingham office.
BC Partners is planning to buy back debt in former portfolio company Foxtons, according to reports.
Dubai International Capital (DIC) has secured approval from a US bankruptcy court for its proposal to restructure the debt of German aluminium business Almatis.
Like other European nations, Italy has enacted a number of emergency measures to respond to the market crisis. This goes far beyond the €24bn emergency budgetary measures: one particularly interesting addition by the Italian government is an attempt...
According to reports, Cinven is fighting for control of truck parts manufacturer JOST World GmbH.
Vantis Business Recovery Services (BRS), a division of UK accounting, tax and business advisory group Vantis, has appointed Gareth Morris as client partner.
According to reports, KKR is said to have taken Deutsche Bank off the list of underwriters for its impending IPO of Dutch semiconductor business NPX .
International bankruptcy advisory firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), appoints two to its Benelux practice as it broadens its service offering across the region.
UK-based private equity firm 3i has gained control of Mosaicon (formerly Antichi Pellettieri Bags), following the debt restructuring of the parent company Antichi Pelletieri.