A consortium comprising Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and Permira Advisers has acquired a 50.5% stake in German broadcaster ProSiebenSat1. The value of the transaction is believed to be over EUR 3bn. Following the acquisition, media analysts expect the consortium, which also jointly own pan-European television group SBS Broadcasting SA, to consider steps to merge ProSiebenSat1 with its existing TV operations.
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