Blackstone is believed to be taking a second look at London-listed engineering group FKI less than nine months after abandoning plans to launch an offer for the business. The news follows reports that heavily-indebted FKI last week received an approach from turnaround specialists Melrose Plc. Currently FKI has a market capitalisation of approximately £360m.
New York State Common Retirement Fund (NYSCRF) has committed $400m to secondary special situations and new private lending investments in Asia-Pacific, according to documents seen by Unquote.
Fund completed its first deal, backing Poland-based household cleaning products manufacturer Clovin
BD-Capital is a recently established private equity firm targeting European mid-market businesses
GPs invest in the business alongside the founder Barbier and the management team led by Maderay