The new year has seen the broadsheets bust out tales of evaporating dealflow. According to non-specialist publications, the private equity industry has ground to a halt. While stories of doom and gloom about an asset class that has hitherto been very successful might excite some, it is not an accurate reflection of reality.
Majority investment from THL Partners sees Verdane retain a minority stake in the Swedish company
GP to acquire majority stake via Fund VIII; German group’s founders to reinvest in the deal
German GP’s new vehicle will be slightly larger than its predecessor, which is set to complete deployment in two years
Italian GP has received EUR 230m in commitments to date for Fund V against a EUR 250m hard-cap