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.
After the acquisition, mobile CRM developer ForceManager will employ around 150 people
Nixen's Weave is wholly acquired by France-based OnePoint, a digital transformation service
Outdoor Plus proved to be a success for Inflexion's minority-stake-focused Partnership Capital fund
Maru Group has acquired local software firm Lissted as part of its acquisition strategy