GPs that are technically lenders but behave more like private equity have more commonly been found operating in North America. But Soho Square has been pushing this nascent model in the UK over the past few years, to provide alternative financing solutions to owner-operators that need capital but do not want to sell out, co-managing partner Walid Fakhry told Unquote.
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