It is reported that 19 parties have declared an interest in bidding for the city of Berlin’s 81% stake in Landesbank Berlin. The city has not identified potential bidders but it is said that they include German and foreign banks, as well as private equity companies. UBS has been appointed to manage the auction process. The city of Berlin is required to sell its stake in the bank by the end of the year, according to conditions set by the European Commission after the city bailed out Landesbank Berlin in 2001.
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