The number of deals in which private equity funds acquire minority stakes has been rising in southern Europe, off the back of a trend already prominent in more mature markets. Alessia Argentieri reports
Polygon, a Swedish property damage control company backed by Triton Partners, has acquired Hiotlabs, a Stockholm-based provider of sensors that detect and prevent water damage in buildings.
Programma 102 and Ita500, a venture capital fund launched by Azimut Libera Impresa, deploy €3m
Bellavita, Moccagatta and Rizzo will lead the Italian investment banking activity of Alantra
Germany-based GP will retain a 25% stake in the company, according to a competition authority filing