Sponsor acquisitions in Italy have largely stalled as private equity (PE) buyers are no longer willing to pay a premium for growth given an uncertain economic outlook, but many are holding out hope for an uptick in activity in 2H 2023, delegates told Mergermarket’s Private Equity Forum Italy 2023.
Multi-family office has seen strong appetite, with investor base growing since 2016 to more than 90 family offices, Meiping Yap told Unquote
Sponsor deploys Permira VIII to ride new wave of take-privates; Blackstone commits GBP 200m in financing for UK-based CRO
Sponsor acquired the public software group in July 2017 via the same-year vintage Partners Group Global Value 2017
EQT and Cinven seen as bellweather for funds to reassess options for listed assets trading underwater