The Financial Times reports that CVC Capital Partners has been in talks with Helphire, a Bath-based company that provides replacement vehicles for drivers who claim to be the innocent victims of car accidents. Talks between Helphire and CVC are understood to have ended last week with the outcome currently unclear. The share price of Helphire has doubled over the last year with recent rumours about a management buyout bid forcing the shares up to 505p, giving the company a value of £686m.
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