This week's €1.58bn take-private of soft drink and fruit juice bottler Refresco Gerber by PAI and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCIMC) is the 10th European mega-buyout of 2018 to date, marking the highest first quarter total since before the financial crisis.
Richards and Dunwoodie both held the role of investment team principals prior to the promotion
Adams Street held a first close on $125m in December 2017 and had raised $225m by April 2018
DCI’s bolt-on of communications specialist Retis follows the acquisition of Lhexian last year
Exit delivers a 2x return on YFM Equity Partners' original £9m investment, made in September 2013