Even the strong Nordic economies have struggled in 2012, as their key trading partners in the eurozone suffer under the weight of Greek and Spanish debt. Deal activity is down and Sweden's tax men are keen to take a cut of the private equity industry's takings. Here are five of the biggest developments in 2012.
Laboratory and imaging diagnostics service is valued at more than EUR 5bn
IK expanded its UK operations to include a local small-cap team headed by partner Tom Salmon in 2020
Asset manager nets a 10.7% IRR on the investment in its listed peer
Romanian cybersecurity company appoints JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley for a dual-track process