In the private equity world, the term due diligence is most often associated with the verification of a target’s financial position and trading prospects. Yet, as it is so often said, private equity is a people business: so who, if anyone, does the industry turn to for assistance in this area and why is it that "human due diligence" processes remain so murky? Julian Longhurst reports.
Sale of business intelligence company generates a 2.6x money multiple and 52% IRR for AnaCap
Following the deal, Gavin Thomas will be appointed as finance director and Nick Ward as chair
Spring Associates Responsible Investment Service will trade under the MJ Hudson Spring brand
GP will use the special purpose acquisition vehicle Media Investments & Holding for the transaction